Submitted Names Starting with K

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ka f English (Modern)
Short form of names that start with Ka such as Katrina.
Ka m Hinduism
This is the other name of Krishna who is a male character in Hindu Mythology.
Ka f & m Japanese
From Japanese 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good", or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
Ka m Ancient Egyptian
Pharaon Ka of Ancient Egypt (around 3200 BC) was the first to put his name inside a box-shaped serekh as an indicator of kingship.
Ka f & m Korean
Kaa m Popular Culture, Literature
Kaa is a fictional character from the Mowgli stories written by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling describes him as an exceptionally long, yellowish Indian rock python.
Kaa´dren f Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Katherine.
Kaʻaeʻa f & m Hawaiian
From the Hawaiian ka meaning "the" and 'ae'a meaning "wandering".
Kaʻahanui f & m Hawaiian
Derived from the Hawaiian word ka meaning "the" and 'ahanui, the name of a type of native sedge plant (Machaerina mariscoides subsp. meyenii).
Kaai f Japanese
From Japanese 夏 (ka) meaning "summer" combined with 藍 (ai) meaning "indigo". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kaakajik m & f Greenlandic
Younger form of Kâkajik.
Kaʻākau f & m Hawaiian
From the Hawaiian ka meaning "the" and ʻākau meaning "right" or "north".
Ka'akupe m & f Guarani
Means "behind the forest" in Guarani, taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, la Virgen de Caacupé.
Kaakyire m Akan
Means "last born" in Akan.
Kaal m Kannada
Meaning "Time".
Kaalam m Cebuano
Means "wisdom" in Cebuano.
Kaalannguaq f Greenlandic
Greenlandic combination of Kâlat and -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
Kaalat f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Karen 1.
Kaaleppi m Finnish
Finnish form of Caleb.
Kaaliina f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Kâlîna.
Kaam m Kannada
Meaning "Effort".
Kaama f Kannada
Meaning "The Golden One" or "Love".
Kaamada f Kannada
Meaning "Generous".
Kaameh f Afghan
Kaamisha f Afghan
Full of desires
Kaamnoosh f Afghan
One who fulfills desires
Kaʻanāʻanā f & m Hawaiian (Archaic)
Hawaiian feminine name derived from ka meaning "the" and ʻanāʻanā meaning "black magic". This name is rarely used in modern times.
Kaänga m & f Popular Culture
Name of a feral comic book character competing with Tarzan from 1940 to 1954.
Ka'ano'i m & f Hawaiian
Means "the beloved one" in Hawaiian.... [more]
Kaapa m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Kâpa.
Kaape m Finnish
Variant of Kaapo.
Kaapik m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Kâpik.
Kaappo m Finnish
Finnish form of Gabriel.
Kaapre m Finnish
A Finnish variant of Gabriel.
Kaapriali m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Kâpriale.
Kaapriella f Finnish
Finnish form of Gabriella.
Kaarali m Greenlandic
Younger form of Kârale.
Kaarat f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Kârat.
Kaare m Norwegian, Danish
Variant of Kåre.
Kaaren f English
Variant of Karen 1.
Kaari f Eastern African (Rare), Meru
The name kaari is a name popular used among the Ameru (Meru) community of Kenya. The name is given to a child named after a younger sister of one of the parents. It is especially given by the grandparents... [more]
Kaari f Finnish (Rare), Estonian (Rare)
Finnish and Estonian form of Kari 1.
Kaarin f Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Karin.
Kaarl m Hunsrik
Hunsrik form of Charles.
Kaarna f Finnish (Archaic)
Means "bark of a tree" in Finnish.
Kaaro m Estonian
Short form of Kaarel.
Kaarola f Finnish (Rare)
Variant of Karola. A famous bearer was Kaarola Avellan (born Alexandra Karola Avellan, 1853–1930), Finnish actress and pedagogue.
Kaarr-o f Sidamo
Means "space between upper incisors" in Sidama, this is traditionally held to be a sign of beauty.
Kaasheen f Afghan
Attractive and charming
Kaat f Dutch
Short form of Katharina.
Kaataq m & f Greenlandic
Younger form of Kautaĸ.
Kaati m Finnish
Short form of Arkaati.
Kaatje f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Katherine.
Kaato m Japanese
Japanese form of Kurt.
Käättaž f Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Catherine.
Kaatyaayani f Hinduism
This is one of the 108 names of Maa Durga, the Hindu Goddess signifying power.
Kaʻaukai m & f Hawaiian
Means "the seafarer" in Hawaiian.
Kaavia f Tamil
Means "epic" in Tamil.
Kaavya f Hindi
Means "poetry in motion" in Hindi.
Ka'awa m & f Hawaiian
From the Hawaiian ka meaning "the" and 'awa meaning "kava" or "cold mountain rain, mist, fog".
K'aàwidaà m Tłı̨chǫ
Means "highest trader" in Tłįchǫ.
Kaaya f Japanese
From Japanese 花 (ka) meaning "flower" combined with 彩 (aya) meaning "colour". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kaayy-am-o m Sidamo
Means "a lucky one" in Sidama.
Kábananukye m Kiga
Means "let them be happy" in Rukiga.
Kabanga m Luba
Means "the second-born or youngest twin" in Luba.
Kabayao m Songhai, Western African
Meaning unavailable.
Kabena f & m English, African
Allegedly a form of Kwabena. While this name seems to be used exclusively as a masculine name in Africa, in English-speaking countries it is predominantly used as a feminine name.
Kabenti m Kayapo
Means "chatterbox" in Kayapo.
Kabi m & f Indian
Variant of Kavi.
Kabibullah m Kazakh
Kazakh form of Habibullah.
Kabilibili m Chewa
Means "plush green vegetation" in Chewa.
Kabinda m & f Luhya
Derived from the Luhya word binda meaning "to enclose doorway with posts". This name is traditionally given to the last child.
Kabir m Arabic, Indian
Means "great, powerful, leader" in Arabic.
Kabira f Arabic (Maghrebi, Rare)
Feminine form of Kabir (chiefly Moroccan).
Kabos m Hungarian
Diminutive of Jakab via the form Jakabos.
Kabtāya f Babylonian
Means "honoured", deriving from the Akkadian element kabātu ("to be honored, shown respect").
Kabutar f Uzbek
Means "pigeon" in Uzbek.
Kabuto m Japanese (Modern, Rare)
This name is used as either 甲 (ka, kan, kou, kinoe, kabuto) meaning "armour, headpiece" or 兜 (to, tou, kabuto) meaning "headpiece, (war) helmet."... [more]
Kabwe m & f Southern African
"A small rock or stone." Opposite name: Chibwe
Kab Yeeb f Far Eastern Mythology
Hmong form of Guanyin. It may be derived from kab meaning "insect" or "path" and yeeb meaning "opium poppy".
Kabzuag f Hmong
Means "praying mantis" in Hmong.
Káča f Czech
Diminutive of Kateřina, not used as a given name in its own right.
Kaca f Sorbian
Sorbian diminutive of Katarina.
Kačaba f Czech (Rare)
Diminutive form of Kateřina.
Kace m American
Variant of Case.
Kacelyn f English (Modern, Rare)
A combination of Kacey and Lyn.
Kacem m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Arabic قاسم (see Qasim) chiefly used in Northern Africa.
Kačena f Czech
Diminutive form of Kateřina.
Kačenka f Czech
Diminutive of Kačena, itself a diminutive of Kateřina. Neither Kačenka nor Kačena are used as given names in their own right.
Kacha f Serbian
Nickname for Katarina in Serbian.
K’acha f Aymara
Means "beautiful, lovely" in Aymara.
K’acha Illa f Aymara
From the Aymara k'acha meaning "beautiful, lovely" and illa meaning "amulet" in Aymara, also referring to any object to attract good luck and an Aymara spirit of the products and goods, the family, cattle and money.
Kachar m Armenian
Kachazor m Armenian
Means "very strong, powerful" in Armenian.
Kachazoun m Armenian
Alternate transcription of Kachazun.
Kachazun m Armenian
Means "noble, valiant" in Armenian.
Kachelle f African American (Rare)
An invented name, blending the popular phonetic prefix ka and Michelle.
Kachig m Armenian
Means "proper" in Armenian.
Kachina f New World Mythology
From the name of a specific kind of supernatural entity in the mythology of the Hopi and other typically western Pueblo cultures in the North American Southwest.... [more]
Kachna f Polish
Diminutive of Katarzyna.
Kachō m & f Japanese, Popular Culture
The given name of Momoze’s blonde haired half sister and Fūgetsu’s twin in Hunter X Hunter. Kachō’s name comes from the first half of the proverb Kachō Fūgetsu, which literally means ‘Flowery Bird’, in the Japanese language.
Kachorra f Popular Culture
Kachorra is both the name of a 2003 telenovela from Argentina and the nickname of its titular character Antonia Guerrero. It is derived from a feminine wording of the Portuguese word for dog, cachorra.
Kachrylion m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek κάχρυς (kachrus) or (kachrys), which can mean "catkin, cone, winter bud" as well as "parched barley". Kachrylion was the name of an ancient Greek potter from the 5th century BC.
Kachyrii f Mari
Mari variant of Ekaterina.
Kachyriy f Mari
Mari form of Ekaterina.
Kaci f American
Variant of Casey.
Kaciarina f Belarusian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Katsiaryna.
Kaciaryna f Belarusian
Variant transcription of Katsiaryna.
Kacjaryna f Belarusian
Rare variant transcription of Katsiaryna.
Kačka f Czech
Diminutive of Káča.
Kaćuša f Croatian (Rare)
Croatian form of Katyusha.
Kadaj m Popular Culture
Kadaj is derived from the Persian word khadaj, which means "Incomplete".... [more]
Kadamb m Marathi
Means "tree" in Marathi.
Kadan f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Hebrew word for the grape hyacinth plant (genus Muscari); sometimes used as a name in modern times.
Kadaru m Indian, Telugu
This is an Indian and Telugu masculine name. Kadaru Nagabhushanam or K. B. Nagabhushanam (1902 – 18 October 1976) was a Telugu and Tamil film director and producer in the 1940s to 1960s. He was also the husband of Pasupuleti Kannamba.
Kadash f & m Biblical Hebrew
To set apart for God
Kaddour m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic قَدَرَ (qadara) meaning "to be able, to be capable, to have power" (chiefly Algerian).
Kaddy f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Caddy.
Kade m & f Balinese
Variant of Kadek.
Kadeem m African American
Variant of Kadim. A known bearer is American television actor Kadeem Hardison (1965-).
Kadeg m Breton
Variant of Kadog.
Kadeisha f English (Canadian)
Maybe a variant of Khadija.... [more]
K'ádheh m & f Slavey
Means “sun” in Slavey.
Kadhem m Arabic
Literally means "withholds", in reference to a common Arabic phrase meaning "withholds anger". Could be translated as "he who withholds anger" or simply "well-tempered". The Arabic root is kdhm, meaning "to withhold, to restrain, to control".
Kadherin f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Katerin.
Kadhim m Arabic
Variant transcription of Kazim.
Kadhrin f Old Swedish
Old Swedish short form of Kadherin.
Kädi f Estonian
Variant of Kadi.
Kadi m Indonesian
Derived from Arabic قاضي (qadi) meaning "judge".
Kadia f English Creole
"Blessing from God"
Kadia f African American
This name may be of Creole or European origin. In the case of a possible European origin it may have come from the Russian name Katya which is short for Ekaterina or Katerina.
Kadiatu f Western African
Western African form of Khadija.
Kadida f Muslim
Kadida is an Anglicized Muslim and African girl name.
Kadidia f Western African
Form of Khadija used in parts of western Africa.
Kadidiatou f Western African
Form of Khadija used in parts of French-influenced western Africa.
Kadie f American
Variant of Katie, perhaps reflecting a dialectical pronunciation.
Kadiguia f Filipino, Maguindanao
Maguindanao form of Khadija.
Kadihungila m Kaguru
Means "surprised" in Chikaguru.
Kadim m Arabic
Variant transcription of Kazim.
Kadın f Turkish
Means "married daughter" or "(adult) woman" in Turkish.
Kadin m Arabic
Means "companion" in Arabic.
Kadin m English
Variant of Caden.
Kadina f Turkish
Means "woman" in Turkish.
Kadince f & m English
Variant of Cadence.
Kadir m Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
Alternate transcription of Qadir as well as the Indonesian and Malay form.
Kadira f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Means “powerful, capable”.
Kadire f Albanian
Feminine form of Kadir.
Kadlin f Scandinavian
Transliteration of the Old Norse name Kaðlín.... [more]
Kadlu f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Kadlu refers to either one goddess or three sisters who presided over thunder.
Kadmiel m Biblical, Biblical Greek
Apparently means "before God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a Levite from the Old Testament.
Kado m Breton
Breton younger form of Cadoc.
Kadoa f Kassena
Means "born on a rainy day" in Kasem.
Kadog m Breton
Breton form of Cadoc.
Kadoka m & f Sioux
From the Sioux, “hole in the wall.”
Kadou m Breton
Variant of Kado.
Kadrian m English
Newly form name by prefixing Adrian with a fashionable K-.
Kadrie f Albanian
Variant of Kadrije.
Kadrije f Albanian
Albanian form of Kadriye.
Kadru f Hinduism
Means "tawny, reddish-brown" in Sanskrit. In Hindu mythology Kadru is the wife of Kashyapa and the mother of the nagas, a race of divine half-human, half-serpent beings.
Kadvael m Breton
Derived from Breton cat "battle" and mael "prince".
Kady f English
Variant of Katy.
Kadyo m Filipino
Diminutive of Leocadio.
Kadyrbek m Kyrgyz, Kazakh
From the given name Kadyr and the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Kadzmiérz m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Casimir.
Kadzuki m & f Japanese
From Japanese 一 (kadzu) meaning "one" combined with 月 (ki) meaning "moon". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kae f Japanese
From Japanese 可 (ka) meaning "fruit", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) which both mean "flower" or 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance" combined with 恵 (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Kaea m & f Maori
Means "leader of dance/song" in Māori.
Kaedabi m & f Akan
Means "remember the past" in Akan.
Kaedeko f Japanese
From Japanese 楓 (kaede) meaning "maple" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kaedeno f Japanese
From Japanese 楓 (kaede) meaning "maple" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
Kaedynne f & m English
Typically Feminine variant of Kaydnne and Kaydne.
Kaegan f & m Obscure (Modern)
Combination of Kay 1 and Keagan.
Kaʻehu m & f Hawaiian
Hawaiian name with the combination of ka "the" and ʻehu "sea spray; reddish hair".
Kaehuwahine f Hawaiian
From the Hawaiian ka meaning "the", ehu meaning "sea spray", "dust, pollen" or "reddish hair" and wahine meaning "woman".
Kæja f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Icelandic adoption of Kaja 1.
Kaeko f Japanese
From Japanese 加 (ka) meaning "Canada", 江 (e) meaning "creek, bay" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kaela f English
Variant of Kayla.
Kaeleen f American
Variant of Colleen.
Kaelen m & f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Caelan or Kaylyn. According to the USA Social Security Administration, 24 girls and 23 boys were recorded with the name Kaelen in 1999.
Kaelie f English
Variant of Kaylee.
Kaelig m & f Breton
Diminutive of Judikael.
Kaelin f & m English
Variant of Kaylyn.
Kaelina f English (Modern)
Variant of Kaylee with the suffix -ina.
Kaeliyah f Obscure
Variant of Kaylee.
Kaella f English
Feminine name of undetermined origin, might be a combination of Kae and Ella 1. ... [more]
Kaelynn f English
Variant of Kaylyn.
Kaemi f & m Japanese
From Japanese 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 翔 (ka) meaning "soar, fly", 楓 (kae) meaning "maple", 加 (ka) meaning "increase", 華 (ka) meaning "flower" or 賀 (ka) meaning "congratulate, greet, celebrate", 絵 (e) meaning "picture, painting, drawing, sketch", 恵 (e) meaning "favour, benefit" or 重 (e) meaning "fold, layer" combined with 笑 (emi) meaning "to laugh, to smile", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" or 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth"... [more]
Kaemon m Japanese (Archaic)
From 右衛門/右エ門 (emon), shortened from Uemon, prefixed with a ka kanji, like 嘉 meaning "praise, esteem" or 加 meaning "addition."
Kaen f Japanese
From Japanese 花園 (kaen) meaning "flower garden" or 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance" combined with 媛 (en) meaning "princess". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Kaen m Japanese
Simply from the Japanese word 火炎 (kaen) meaning "flame, blaze", as well as other character combinations.
Kaʻena f & m Hawaiian
Combination of ka "the" and ʻena "heat". Also a short form of compound names beginning thus.
Kaena f Japanese
From Japanese 加 (ka) meaning "increase" or 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 恵 (e) meaning "favour, benefit" or 絵 (e) meaning "picture, painting, drawing, sketch" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree" or 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens"... [more]
Kaene f Japanese
From Japanese 楓 (kae) meaning "maple" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kāʻeo m Hawaiian
From the word meaning "full of knowledge" or "zealous."
Kaeo m & f Thai
Means "crystal, glass, diamond" in Thai.
Kaera f Japanese
From Japanese 歌 (ka) meaning "song, sing" or 華 (ka) meaning "flower", 恵 (e) meaning "favor, blessing, grace, kindness" or 依 (e) meaning "reliant, depend on, consequently, therefore, due to" combined with 羅 (ra) meaning "gauze, thin silk" or 良 (ra) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled"... [more]
K'aerĸuk m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Kaeru f & m Japanese
From Japanese 蛙 (kaeru) meaning "frog" or from Japanese 華 (ka) meaning "flower", 荏 (e) meaning "herb" combined with 瑠 (ru) meaning "precious stone". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Ká'ėstȧhé'héhe f Cheyenne
Means "Short Woman" in Cheyenne.
Kaetan m German (Bessarabian)
Bessarbian German form of Caietanus.
Kaetee f Obscure
Variant of Katie.
Kæthe f Danish, Norwegian (Rare)
Danish and Norwegian form of Käthe.
Kaetherlin f Medieval German
Medieval German variant of Keterlyn.
Kaetie f English
Variant of Katie.
Kætilbiǫrn m Old Norse
Old Norse combination of ketill 'cauldron hat, helmet' and bjǫrn 'bear'.
Kætilfríðr f Old Norse
Derived from the Germanic name elements ketill "cauldron hat, helmet" and fríðr "beautiful".
Kætilgærðr f Old Norse
An Ancient Scandinavian with the combination of ketill "cauldron hat, helmet" and garðr "enclosure", "protection"
Kætilhǫfði m Old Norse
Bahuvrihi compound of ketill "cauldron hat", "helmet" and hǫfuð "head".
Kætill m Old Norse
From Old Norse ketill meaning "(sacrificial) cauldron, helmet".
Kætillaug f Old Norse
Derived from Old Norse ketill "cauldron hat, helmet" and Ancient Germanic *-lauʒ- "promised".
Kætillauga f Old Norse
Old Norse variant of Kætillaug.
Kætillaugr m Old Norse
Masculine form of Kætillaug.
Kætilløgh f & m Old Swedish
Old Swedish masculine and feminine form of Kætillaug.
Kaetlyn f English
Variant of Caitlin. This name was given to 14 girls born in the USA in 2010.
Kaetlynn f English
Variant of Caitlin. This name was given to 5 girls born in the USA in 2010.
Kaeto m Japanese
From Japanese 楓 (kae) meaning "maple" or 樺 (ka) meaning "birch, dark red", 会 (e) meaning "meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up" or 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly"... [more]
Kaew m & f Thai
Alternate transcription of Kaeo.
Kaewa f Maori
Means "wanderer, traveller" in Maori.
Kaeya f & m Indian
Originated from the Hindi culture. Kaeya means monsoon flower. Kaeya is pronounced as \ka(e)-ya\.... [more]
Kaeylynn f Obscure
Variant of Kaylyn.
Kafei m & f Iranian
Kafei's meaning is intelligence, great lover, and strong. This name was used for a character in Nintendo's video game Majora's Mask.
Kaffe m & f Western African, Akan
Variant of Kofi.
Kafi f & m African, Muslim
means "sufficient" and "quiet"
Kafia f Urdu, Arabic
Means "rhyme" in Urdu, ultimately from Arabic قَافِيَة‎ (qāfiya).
Kafiyah f Arabic
Means "sufficient" in Arabic.