Submitted Names Starting with K

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Karistorfe m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Christopher.
Karistorfi m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Karistorfe.
Karítas f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Karita.
Karitász f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Charity.
Karitate f Basque (Rare)
Basque form of Spanish Caridad.
Karitez f Breton
Breton form of Caritas.
Kariton m Mordvin
Mordvin form of Khariton.
Karitono m Esperanto
Esperanto form of Chariton.
Kariwase m Mohawk
Means "a new way of doing things" in Mohawk.
Karja f Literature, German (Modern, Rare)
A fictional Mixtec woman in the works of the German writer Karl May. She occurs in two books and two films.
Karkat m Literature
Karkat Vantas is a major character in Andrew Hussie's webcomic Homestuck. The name is from the Sanskrit astrological equivalent of Cancer, Karkata. Alternatively the name may come from the Greek mythological figure Karkinos, a giant crab who battles Hercules, and the origin of the astrological sign.
Karkinos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun καρκίνος (karkinos) meaning "crab" as well as "Cancer" (as in, the zodiac sign).... [more]
Karlah f Various
Variant of Karla.
Karlas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Karl.
Karle m Gascon
Gascon form of Charles.
Karleif m Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Karl and leifr "heir", "descendant".
Karleigh f English (Modern)
Variant of Carly using the popular prefix leigh.
Kårleiv m Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of the Old Norse name elements kárr "curly, wavy hair" and leif "inheritance, legacy".
Karlen m American
Variant derivative of Karl.
Karlen m & f English (Rare), Brazilian (Rare)
Variant of Carlin/Carline or an elaboration of Karl.
Karles m Norwegian (Rare), Icelandic (Rare)
Contracted form of Carolus, the Latin form of Charles.
Karley f English
Variant of Carly.
Karleyna f English (Modern)
Meaning unknown. Perhaps an elaborate form of Karly, Karla, or other names beginning with the -kar.
Karlgustav m Swedish (Rare)
Very rare combination of Karl and Gustav. More commonly spelled with a hyphen, Karl-Gustav, or with a space between the names, Karl Gustav.
Karli f English
Variant of Carly.
Karliah f Popular Culture
The name of a character in 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim'.
Karlíček m Czech, Slovak
Diminutive of Karel.
Karlička f Czech
Diminutive of Karla.
Karliczek m Silesian
Diminutive of Karlik.
Karlie f English
Feminization of Karl.
Karlien f Flemish, Afrikaans, Dutch (Rare)
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Carline.
Karlik m Silesian
Diminutive of Karol and Karel via German Karl.
Karlin f Alsatian (Archaic)
Vernacular form of Karoline.
Karlīna f Latvian
Contracted form of Karolīna (compare Karlina).
Karlinda f English (American, Rare)
A blend of Karla with a name ending in -Linda.
Kar Ling f & m Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Jialing.
Karlisha f English
A variation of Karla.
Karljohan m Swedish (Rare)
Rare combination of Karl and Johan. More commonly spelled with a hyphen, Karl-Johan, or with a space between the names, Karl Johan.
Karlman m Germanic
Diminutive of Karl.... [more]
Karloman m Bosnian, Croatian, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish
Variant of Carloman. In Swedish and Norwegian, only used in translations of historical documents regarding the Frankish rulers.
Karlomann m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Carloman.
Karlos m Greek (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Karolos, usually used as a short form.
Karlot m Norwegian (Archaic)
Norwegian adoption of Charlot as well as a masculine form of Karlotte.
Karlota f Basque
Basque form of French Charlotte.
Karlotte f Estonian (Rare), Norwegian (Rare), Danish (Archaic)
Estonian, Norwegian and Danish form of Charlotte.
Karlton m American
Variant of Carlton. Notable bearer, journalist and author, Karlton Jerome "Jerry" Rosholt (1923–2008) was of Norwegian ancestry.
Karlu m Maltese
Maltese form of Carlo.
Karlygash f Kazakh
Means "swallow (bird)" in Kazakh.
Karlynn f English
Variant of Carlin.
Karm m Maltese
Maltese short form of Karmnu.
Karmami m Hausa
Means "cornstalk" in Hausa.
Karman f & m English (Rare)
Variant of Karmen.
Karme f & m Estonian
Either derived from Estonian kärme meaning "swift", or else a short form of Karmo or Karmen, or an adoption of the Greek name Karme.
Karmel f & m Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of Carmel.
Karméla f Hungarian (Rare)
Hungarian form of Carmela.
Karmele f Basque
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Carmen and Carmela.
Karmelina f Hungarian, Albanian (Rare)
Hungarian and Albanian form of Carmelina.
Kármen f Hungarian
Hungarian borrowing of Carmen.
Karmena f Latvian (Rare), Polish, Maltese
Latvian, Polish and Maltese form of Carmen.
Karmik m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Kármin f Hungarian (Modern)
Derived from Hungarian kármin "carmine" (ultimately from Latin carminium “carmine”).
Karmni f Maltese (Archaic)
Karmni Grima (2 February 1838 – 25 May 1922) was a Maltese peasant whose mystical religious experience led to the constructions and services as an apostle of Our Lady of Ta' Pinu.
Karmnu m Maltese
Maltese form of Carmelo.
Karmyn f English
Variant of Carmen.
Karn m & f Thai
Means "beloved" in Thai.
Karn m Sanskrit, Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Punjabi, Assamese
MEANING - ear, furnished with ears, the helm or rudder of a ship ( in Geometry ) the hypotenuse of triangle or diagonal of a tetragon
Karna f Danish, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Known since the 15th century, Karna was used as a variant of Karla in the southern parts of Sweden and as a variant of Karen 1 in the eastern parts of Denmark.
Karnaim m & f Biblical
Genesis 14:5, also Greek Karnain. A place near the Dead Sea.
Karnig m Armenian
Means "lambkin" in Armenian.
Karnika f Sanskrit
Karnika means the Heart of the Lotus.
Karnilla f Literature
Karnilla is the name of the Norn Queen, a character in Marvel Comics.
Karno m Javanese
Javanese form of Karna.
Karo m & f Finnish
Feminine nickname for Karoliina or a variant of Kari 2.
Karo m African
It is Isoko name, Niger Delta Nigeria.
Karo m Armenian, Kurdish
Amenian diminutive and Central Kurdish form of Karapet.
Karó f Icelandic
Iclandic form of Karo.
Karól m Kashubian
Kashubian form of Karl.
Karöl m Vilamovian
Variant of Karol.
Karol f English
Variant of Carol 1.
Karol Boromeusz m Polish (Rare)
Used as a double name in honour of Catholic saint Karol Boromeusz (known as Charles Borromeo in English).
Karolcia f Polish
Diminutive of Karola and Karolina.
Karolëna f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Caroline.
Karoliine f Estonian
Estonian form of Caroline.
Karoliinná f Sami
Sami form of Karolina.
Karólín f Icelandic (Rare)
Iclandic short form of Karólína.
Karolin f German (Rare), Swedish, Hungarian, Estonian, Banat Swabian
Swedish and Hungarian variant of Karolina and German variant of Karoline, reflecting the French pronunciation of Caroline.
Karólína f Icelandic
Iclandic form of Karolina.
Karolīna f Latvian
Latvian variant of Karolina.
Karolinka f Polish
Diminutive of Karolina.
Karölka f Vilamovian
Feminine form of Karöl.
Karolka f Vilamovian
Feminine form of Karol.
Karolt f Hungarian (Rare)
Old Hungarian name of Turkic origin said to mean "black stoat, black weasel" (compare Sarolt). The name was probably first used in the Carpathian Basin around the 9th-10th centuries.
Karomat f Uzbek
Means "miracle" in Uzbek.
Karomatullo m Tajik, Uzbek (Rare)
Tajik and Uzbek form of Karamatullah.
Karon f English (Rare)
Respelling of Karen and Caron.
Karone f Popular Culture
From the character in Power Rangers.
Karonhyawake m Mohawk
Notable bearer is singer-songwriter Karonhyawake Jeff Doreen.
Karontase m Mohawk
Notable bearer is actor Jay Karontase Montour.
Karora m Indigenous Australian Mythology
The creator, according to the Bandicoot clan of the Arandan aborigines of Australia.
Karoun f Armenian
Means "spring" or "springtime" in Armenian.
Karpalo f & m Finnish
Means "cranberry" in Finnish.
Karpo m & f Tibetan
Means "white, pure" in Tibetan.
Karpofor m Russian
Russian form of Carpophorus.
Karpokrates m Ancient Greek
Means "the fruit of power", derived from Greek καρπὸς (karpos) meaning "fruit" combined with Greek κρατος (kratos) meaning "power".
Karpophoros m Ancient Greek
Means "to bear fruit" (probably in reference to a fruit-bearing tree), derived from Greek καρπος (karpos) "fruit" combined with Greek φορεω (phoreo) "to carry, to bear". For the latter element, also compare Greek φερω (phero), which has the same meaning.
Karpus m Faroese
Short form of Polycarpus.
Kárr m Old Norse
Means "curly-haired" or "obstinate; reluctant".
Kárral m Sami
Sami form of Karl.
Karren f English
Variant of Karen 1.
Karri f Indigenous Australian
Australian Aboriginal word for the Eucalypt Tree, Eucalyptus Diversicolour, which is found in the South Western Region of Western Australia.
Karri m Finnish
Variant of Kari 2.
Karriaan m Indian (Christian), Malayalam
Form of Zachariah used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
Karriah m Indian (Christian), Malayalam
Form of Zachariah used by Malayalam-speaking Saint Thomas Christians.
Karro m Estonian
Short form of Kaarel.
Karro f Indigenous Australian
Means "blood" in Kaurna.
Kars m Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of Karsten. Also compare Karst.
Karsen m & f English
Variant of Carson.
Karssen m English (Modern)
Transferred use of the surname Karssen.
Karst m Dutch, West Frisian
Short form of Karsten. Also compare Kars. A known Dutch bearer of this name is the film and television director Karst van der Meulen (b... [more]
Kartaava m & f Greenlandic
Short form of Nukartaava.
Kartal m Turkish, Medieval Hungarian
Derived from Turkish kartal "eagle" (ultimately from Proto-Turkic *kạ̄rt- "falcon, hawk" via Ottoman Turkish قرتال‎ (kartal)). This name was also used in medieval Hungary.
Kartâva f & m Greenlandic
Short form of Nukartâva.
Karterios m Late Greek
Derived from either the Greek noun καρτερία (karteria) meaning "perseverance, patient endurance" or the Greek adjective καρτερός (karteros) meaning "strong, staunch, steadfast".... [more]
Karthy f & m American (Rare)
Variant of Carthy.
Kartiğa m Shor
Means "hawk" in Shor.
Kartika f & m Indonesian
Means "star" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit कृत्तिका (krittika). This is also the Indonesian name for the constellation of the Pleiades.
Kartini f Indonesian
From Indonesian karti meaning "act, deed", ultimately from Sanskrit कृति (krti). This was the name of an Indonesian women's rights activist and national hero (1879-1904).
Kartlos m Georgian Mythology, Georgian
Derived from the Proto-Kartvelian root *kart meaning "Kartvelian".... [more]
Kartoka m Medieval Scandinavian
Anglo-Scandinavian form of Kár-Tóki.
Kár-Tóki m Old Norse
Combination of Kárr and Tóki. This means "curly-haired Tóki" or "pugnacious Tóki", from Old Norse *kárr "curly, wavy" or "obstinate, reluctant" combined with the name Tóki.
K'artuvat f Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Käru m German (Swiss)
Bernese German form of Karl.
Karugendo m & f Haya
Means "pertaining to a journey" in Ruhaya.
Karuko f Japanese
From Japanese 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good" combined with 瑠 (ru) meaning "precious stone" and 子 (ko) meaning "child"
Karuma m Georgian (Archaic)
Georgian form of Karim.
Karuma f Japanese
From Japanese 果 (ka) meaning "fruit", 瑠 (ru) meaning "precious stone" combined with 摩 (ma) meaning "to rub; to scour; to grind". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Karún f Icelandic (Modern, Rare)
Blend of Karín or Karen 1 and Old Norse rún meaning "secret lore, rune".
Karun m Indian, Hindi, Bengali, Thai, Nepali
Modern masculine form of Karuna.
Karuna f & m Indian, Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Telugu, Thai, Khmer
Derived from Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, empathy".
Karunakaran m Indian, Tamil, Malayalam
Derived from Sanskrit करुणा (karuna) meaning "compassion, kindness, mercy" and करण (karana) meaning "clever, skillful".
Kárungr m Old Norse
Combination of Kárr and the suffix -ungr ("young", making the name either "son of Kárr" or "little Kárr").
Karunka f Czech
Diminutive of Karla.
Karus m Polish
Polish form of Carus.
Karvi f Hindi, Hinduism, Punjabi, Indian, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi
Meaning- female artisan; doer; maker
Karwan m Kurdish
THis a historical name of kurdish persons who had visited the other cities or villages and making trade between their village or city and the others by animals like donkey or other.... [more]
Karwasisa f Quechua
Means "yellow flower" in Quechua, from Quechua karwa, "yellow" and sisa, "flower".
Karweñe m & f Tocharian
Means "stone" in Tocharian.
Karya f Greek Mythology
Karya is the name of a hamadryad in Greek mythology. It means "nut tree", and refers to both the hazel (Corylus avellana) and walnut (Juglans regia), and possibly also the sweet chestnut (Castanea vesca).
Karyan f Armenian
This feminine name means "The Dark One" in Armenian.
Karynne f English
Variant of Karen 1.
Karyssa f English
Variant of Karissa.
Karystios m Ancient Greek
Variant form of Karystos.
Karystos m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek καρύσσω (karusso) or (karysso) meaning "to herald, to proclaim".
Karza m Kurdish
Means "expert" in Kurdish.
Karzan m Kurdish
Variant of Karza.
Kas m & f Dutch
Variant spelling of Cas.
Kasa f Hopi
Means "wearing leather" in Hopi.
Kasai f & m Japanese
Means "fire" or "flame".
K'asaloĸ f Greenlandic
Means "bark of fir tree, used for the dying of skins" in Greenlandic.
Kasane f & m Japanese
This name can be used as 襲 (shuu, oso.u,, which refers the layers of clothing worn under one's overcoat, ultimately derived from the noun 重ね (kasane), the continuative or stem form of the verb 重ねる (kasaneru) meaning "to pile, add (layers), stack, heap" or "to repeat."... [more]
Kasanita f Fijian
Allegedly means "strike wood together to make fire" in Fijian.
K'asape m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name, cognate of the word qasagaa "feels he is not goot enough, unfit" and -pi, a Greenlandic suffix meaning "genuine", "genuinely".
Kasbar m Armenian
Armenian form of Caspar.
Kasber m Arabic
Arabic form of Casper meaning "treasurer"
Kasbir m Arabic
Arabic form of Casper meaning "treasurer".
Kasbr m Arabic
Arabic form of Casper meaning "treasurer"
Kasbulat m Circassian
Kabardian form of Khasbulat.
Kase m & f English
Variant of Case.
Kasem m Thai
Means "contentment, happiness" in Thai.
Kasem m Arabic, Indonesian, Albanian
Arabic alternate transcription of Qasim as well as the Indonesian and Albanian form.
Kasemchai m Thai
From Thai เกษม (kasem) meaning "contentment, happiness" and ชัย (chai) meaning "victory".
Kasemsak m Thai
From Thai เกษม (kasem) meaning "contentment, happiness" and ศักดิ์ (sak) meaning "power".
Kasen f Japanese
Means "flower fan".... [more]
Kasep m Sundanese
Variant of Asep.
Kaset m Thai
Means "farmland, field" in Thai.
Kasha f English (Modern, Rare)
Most likely a modern phonetic respelling of Cassia, although in some cases it seems to be used as an Anglicized spelling of Polish Kasia.
Kashangaki m Swahili
Means "surprise" in Swahili.
Kashawn m African American
Combination of the prefix ka- with the name Shawn.
Kashayla f African American
Combination of the prefix ka and Shayla.
Kashi m Romani
Possibly derived from Romani kasht "wood" or "forest".
Kashif m Arabic, Urdu
Means "discoverer, revealer" in Arabic.
Kashifa f Kashmiri, Dogri
Means "one who reveals" in Dogri and Kashmiri.
Kashiko f Japanese
“Kashi” (菓) means: candy, cake, fruit. “Ko” (子) means: child.... [more]
Kashish m & f Indian, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Hinduism
MEANING : "lord of Kashi city"(a name of lord Shiva). Here काशी means city named Kashi + ईश means lord
Kashiwa m Japanese (Rare)
This name can be used as a single kanji, 柏 (haku, hyaku, byaku, kashiwa) meaning "oak," or it can be combined with 可 (ka, koku,, -be.shi) meaning "can, passable, possible," 士 (shi) meaning "gentleman, samurai" and 和 (o, ka, wa,, yawa.ragu) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften."... [more]
Kashkӑr m Chuvash
Means "wolf" in Chuvash.
Kashlyn f English (Modern, Rare)
A combination of Kash and Lyn.
Kashmala f Pashto, Urdu, Pakistani
Means "basilica flower" in Pashto.
Kashmir m & f English, Indian
From Hindi कश्मीर (kaśmīr) or Urdu کشمیر‎ (kašmīr), referring to a region of the northern part of the Indian subcontinent, between China, India and Pakistan. It is also the name of a 1975 Led Zeppelin song.
Kashmira f Indian, Literature
Derived from the geographical region Kashmir (disputed and divided between India, Pakistan, and China).... [more]
Kashonda f African American (Rare)
Combination of the prefix ka- and the given name Shonda.
Kashtyn m & f English (American, Modern)
Variant of Cashton. According to the SSA, Kashtyn was given to 13 girls and 54 boys in 2018.
Kashvad m Persian Mythology
Means "vigilant leader" from Proto-Iranian kas- meaning "observing, seeing" and -vada meaning "to lead". This is the name of a mythical hero mentioned in the Shahnameh.