Submitted Names Starting with K

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Kashvi f Hindi, Urdu, Rajasthani
Meaning "Shining". This Name could also be an Indian Translated Form of Shine.
Kashyapa m Hinduism
Means "turtle, tortoise" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a Hindu rishi (sage) who is believed to be the author of several hymns of the Rigveda.
Kasi f & m Dagbani
It means 'neat or clean'
Kasi f & m Finnish
Dialectal pet form (East Finland) of Katariina or short form of Kasimir.
Kasi m German (Swiss)
Diminutive of Kasimir.
Kasia f Vilamovian
Vilamovian form of Katherine.
Kasian m Breton
Breton form of Cassian.
Kasiane m Georgian (Archaic)
Georgian form of Cassianus (see Cassian).
Kasie f English
Feminine variant of Casey.
Kasiel m Jewish
Of unknown origin and meaning.
Kasieńka f Polish
Diminutive of Katarzyna.
Kasija f Serbian, Croatian
A variant form of Cassia.
Kasijana f Croatian
An elaborate form of Kasija.
Kasije m Croatian (Rare), Serbian (Rare)
Croatian and Serbian form of Cassius.
Kasijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Cassius.
Kasika f Thai
Means "bird" in Thai.
Kasilda f Basque
Basque form of Casilda. Kasilda Hernáez (1914-1992) was an anarchist and feminist.
Kasim m Arabic, Malay, Indonesian, Bosnian
Alternate transcription of Qasim as well as the Malay, Indonesian, and Bosnian form.
Kasimír m History
Icelandic form of Casimir, used to refer to historical bearers.
Kasimirus m Indonesian
Indonesian form of Casimir
Kasiodor m Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian and Serbian form of Cassiodorus.
Kasiodoras m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Cassiodorus.
Kasiodors m Latvian
Latvian form of Cassiodorus.
Kasiopeya f Bulgarian
Bulgwrian form of Cassiopeia.
Kasipoluin m & f New World Mythology
The Wayuu god of rainbows.
Kasiu f Vilamovian
Variant of Kasia.
Kasiunia f Polish
Diminutive of Katarzyna.
Kasius m Popular Culture
Variant of Cassius used in 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'.
Kasiy m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Cassius.
Kasja f Serbian, Croatian, Polish
Serban and Croatian variant of Kasija as well as the Polish feminine form of Kasjusz (and thus a cognate of Cassia).
Kasjan m Polish
Polish form of Cassian.
Kasjana f Polish
Feminine form of Kasjan.
Kasjodor m Polish
Polish form of Cassiodorus.
Kasjopeja f Polish
Polish form of Cassiopeia.
Kasjusz m Polish, Kashubian
Polish and Kashubian form of Cassius.
Kȧśka f Vilamovian
Variant of Kasia.
Kaska f English
May be used in reference to the place name of Kaska in the Bible.
Kaskazi f Swahili
Swahili feminine name meaning "north wind" or "hot season, summer".
Kaskazik m Nivkh
Used as a nickname.
Kaskyrbai m Kazakh (Rare)
Combination of Kazakh қасқыр (qasqyr) meaning "wolf" and бай (bay) meaning "rich, wealthy".
Kasmer m Mari
Mari form of Casimir.`
Kasmine f African American (Rare)
Likely an invented name based on Jasmine or Yasmin.
Kasmira f English (Rare)
Contracted form of Kasimira.
Kasomo m Bemba
Means "leader, flag-bearer" in Bemba.
Kason m Japanese
From Japanese 可 (ka) meaning "can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 果 (ka) meaning "fruit, reward, carry out, achieve, complete, end, finish, succeed", 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) both meaning "flower" or 霞 (ka) meaning "mist" combined with 村 (son) meaning "village, town" or 邨 (son) meaning "village, hamlet, rustic"... [more]
Kasperi m Finnish
Finnish form of Kasper.
Kasperl m Medieval German, Folklore, Theatre
Diminutive of Kasper. This name fell out of use a long time ago, possibly due to close association with the famous character from German puppet theatre. In this day and age, the name only survives as a patronymic surname.
Kaspo-lat m Mari
Means "evening steel" in Mari.
Kašpor m Sorbian
Sorbian form of Caspar.
Kasra m Persian
Originally 'Kesra'(/kesrä/ → Merriam-Webster phonetic alphabet) , from the Arabic pronunciation of Cosroe (/xōsrō/ M-W ph. al.) which is a Persian first name meaning 'king'. (see Christopher Marlowe, Tamburlane the Great, Part 1)... [more]
Kasrin f Assyrian
Syriac form of Catherine.
Kass m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Cass, though it may also be from a East German surname Kass derived from Czech kos "blackbird".
Kassander m German, Polish
German and Polish form of Cassander.
Kassandr m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Kassandros (see Cassander).
Kassandreia f Greek (Rare)
Archaic form of Kassandria, variant of Kassandra
Kassi f English (Modern)
Diminutive of Kassandra, or perhaps of Cassandra
Kássia f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant spelling of Cássia. A known bearer of this name is the Brazilian television presenter, singer and actress Kássia Franco.
Kassian m German, Russian (Rare)
German and Russian form of Cassianus (see Cassian).
Kassiani f Greek
Feminine form of Kassianos. This was the name of a 9th-century Byzantine saint famous as a hymnographer, who supposedly fell in love with the emperor Theophilos but was rejected when she proved to be more intelligent than he.
Kassianos m Ancient Roman (Hellenized)
Hellenized form of Cassianus (see Cassian).
Kassim m Arabic, Malay
Arabic alternate transcription of Qasim as well as the Malay form.
K'ássimaĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Kássio m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese variant spelling of Cássio. Known bearers of this name include the Brazilian soccer players Kassio Rinaldo de Lima Gomes (b. 1987) and Kassio Rocha Martins (b... [more]
Kassiodor m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Cassiodorus.
Kassiodoros m Ancient Greek
The second element of this name is derived from Greek δωρον (doron) meaning "gift". The first element is fairly uncertain, in that there are several possibilities available for its etymology... [more]
Kassiy m Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Cassius.
Kassiya f Russian
Russian form of Cassia.
Kasson m Chinese
Meaning Unknown
Kassoq f Greenlandic
Means "a bluish piece of ice" in Greenlandic.
Kassu m Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Gabriel, Kaleva, Karl or Kaspar.
Kasszandra f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Cassandra.
Kasszandrosz m Hungarian
Hungarian masculine form of Cassandra.
Kasszián m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Cassian.
Kastālija f Latvian
Latvian form of Castalia. This name is not generally used as a given name.
Kastehelmi f Finnish
Derived from Finnish kastehelmi "dewdrop", ultimately from kaste "dew" and helmi "pearl".
Kasthuri f Indian
Possibly of Sanskrit origin. Meaning "fragrance" or "musk".
Kaštonas m Lithuanian (Rare)
Derived from the Lithuanian noun kaštonas meaning "(horse-)chestnut, conker".
Kastor m Russian, Turkish, Tagalog
Russian, Turkish, and Tagalog form of Castor. In Turkish and Tagalog, this is also the ordinary vocabulary word for "beaver".
Kastori m Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Castor (the mythological person).
Kastoro m Esperanto
Esperanto form of Castor. This is also the ordinary vocabulary word for "beaver".
Kastril m Literature
A character in the novel, "The Alchemist."
Kastriot m Albanian
Derived from the name of the Kastrioti family, a medieval Albanian noble family.
Kastur m Inuit
Inuktitut form of Castor (the mythological person).
Kasturba f Indian
Indian name meaning "musk from the musk deer" combined with a feminine honorific. This was the name of the wife of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
Kastus m Czech
Czech form of Castus.
Kastuś m Belarusian
Diminutive form of Kanstancin.
Kastusha f Mordvin
Means "growing" in Erzyan.
Kas-tziden m Apache
Means "broken foot" in Apache.
Kasu f Finnish
Variant of Kasi.
Kasuba m Bemba
Means "sun" in Bemba.
Kasue f Japanese
From Japanese 加 (ka) meaning "add, addition, increase", 須 (su) meaning "must, have to, necessary" combined with 恵 (e) meaning "favour". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kasuga f Japanese
"Spring day"
Kasuke m Japanese
From Japanese 嘉 (ka) meaning "praise, auspicious" or 華 (ka) meaning "flower" combined with 輔 (suke) meaning "help". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kasumiko f Japanese
From Japanese 霞 (kasumi) meaning "mist" or 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 住 (sumi) meaning "dwell, reside, live, inhabit" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible... [more]
Kasvi f & m Finnish
Meaning "plant" in Finnish.
Kasym m Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkmen
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, and Turkmen form of Qasim.
Kasyn m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Kason.
Kasza f Kashubian
Diminutive of Katarzëna.
Kataali f & m Dagbani
It means have no sins
Kataka m African
From the Kenyan Luhya tribe for a leader or elder.
Katakyie m Akan
Means "the strong man" in Akan.
Katalaya f American
Derived from Cattleya, which is an elaboration of the surname Cattley.
Katalėja f Lithuanian
Recent usage, a Lithuanian form of Cataleya
Katalina f Basque, Medieval Galician, Medieval Occitan, Greek (Cypriot, Rare), Hungarian (Rare)
Variant and cognate of Catalina as well as a Hungarian elaboration of Katalin.
Katana f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Commonly associated with the Japanese word (刀) referring to a single-edged sword, derived from a combination of 片 ‎(kata) meaning "one-sided" and‎ 刃 ‎(na) meaning "edge." The name is borne by a fictional superheroine in the DC Comics universe... [more]
Katana m Old Persian
Means "honourable", as it is derived from Old Persian kata "honoured".
Katanya f African American (Modern)
Derived from Tanya by adding the fashionable prefix Ka-.
Katara f Popular Culture
The name of a character in the animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. Her name was apparently taken from the Arabic word قطرة (qatra) meaning "raindrop, droplet".
Katari f & m English (American), Indian
Of unknown meaning.
Katarīna f Latvian
Latvian variant of Katarina.
Katariñe f Basque
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Catalina and Catherine.
Katarino f Esperanto
Esperanto form of Catherine.
Katariya f Indian
Possibly stems from Katariya the city in the Ambedkar Nagar district of India.
Katarmaar m Indian
Roughly translates to "kill/hit with (a) katar".... [more]
Katarn m Popular Culture
The name was used in the PC game Return of The Jedei and he was one of the Jedei's. The ful name was Kyle Katarn, from there my sones name Katarn
Kataro m & f Japanese
In my culture, me being born with the first name Kataro, I’ve never really known what it meant, but our interpretation of it was somebody who was a bright person, but saw things that weren’t there, not like a mental disorder just more so somebody who’s able to see spirits, not communicate but see them and lead them to a peaceful land to rest... [more]
Kataru m Japanese (Rare)
From verb 語る (kataru) meaning "to tell, narrate; to recite, chant."... [more]
Katarzëna f Kashubian
Kashubian form of Katherine.
Katarzena f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Katarzyna.
Katarzynka f Polish
Diminutive form of Katarzyna.
K'átaussaĸ m Greenlandic
Meaning unknown.
Katavi m African, Nyamwezi
A demonic being in the popular belief of the Nyamwezi people of Tanzania. He is reputed to be the chief of the water-spirits, but he also haunts the barren lands and deserts.
Katavia f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the prefix Ka- with -tavia from Octavia.
Katayoon f Persian
Variant transcription of Katayun.
Kätchen f German (Rare)
Diminutive of Katharina, as it contains the German diminutive suffix -chen.... [more]
Katekani f Tsonga
Means "be blessed" in Xitsonga.
Katel f Cornish (Rare)
Cornish form of Catherine.
Katelena f Spanish (Mexican, Rare)
Variant of Catalena, which is in turn a variant of Catalina.
Katelin f Breton
Breton form of Cateline.
Katelina f Bulgarian, Medieval Basque
Basque and Bulgarian adaption of Cateline.
Katelon f English
Variant of Caitlin.
Katelynne f English
Variant of Caitlin. This name was given to 30 girls born in the USA in 2010.
Kateni f Mao
Possibly from the Mao ttie meaning "small".
Kateriina f Finnish
Finnish form of Katerina.
Katerin f Old Swedish, Swedish (Rare)
Old Swedish variant of Katerina.
Katerine f Medieval English, Medieval Welsh, Swedish (Rare), Norwegian (Rare)
Variant of Katerina as well as a Scandinavian spelling of French Catherine.
Kateryn f English (Archaic)
Archaic variant of Katherine.
Kateryn f Manx
Manx form of Katherine.
Katerzina f Polish (Archaic)
Archaic variant of Katarzina.
Katerzyna f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish variant of Katarzyna.
Katešḫapi m & f Hittite
Means "King of the Gods", from the Hittite elements katte ("king") and ašḫab ("god"). The name of a Hittite god, which was also borne by a queen of the Middle Kingdom period of the Hittite empire, who is known only from fragmentary documents... [more]
Kath f English
Short form of Katherine.
Kaða m Old Norse
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse kaða meaning "hen, chicken".
Katha f German
Short form of Katharina.... [more]
Kathalea f German (Modern)
A modern German adaption of Cataleya designed to look like a blend of Katharina and Lea
Kathalijne f Medieval Dutch
Medieval variant of Katelijne.
Kathan m Hindi
Modern form of Kathana.
Kathana m Sanskrit
Derived from Sanskrit कथन (kathana) meaning "telling; narration; statement".
Kathani f Sanskrit
Feminine form of Kathana.
Kathaniel f African American (Rare, Archaic)
The name of Knoel Scott's mother.
Kathaulo m Tumbuka
Means "small cloth, handkerchief" in Tumbuka.
Käthchen f German (Rare), Theatre
Variant of Kätchen. In theatre, Das Käthchen von Heilbronn (1810) is a well-known play by Heinrich von Kleist (1777-1811).
Katheline f Medieval Flemish, Medieval Dutch, Medieval Irish (Anglicized)
Medieval Flemish and Dutch variant of French Cateline as well as an early Anglicization of Caitlín.
Kathelle f Obscure
Possibly a semi-Gallicized form of Breton Katell.
Kathellen f Brazilian
A blend of Katharina and Ellen 1 or a variant of Kathlyn.... [more]
Kathely f Literature
Kathely Burnell is one of the main characters in the book "The Wrylin" by Allen Lamb.
Katherynne f English (Modern)
Variant spelling of Katherine.
Kathilee f English
Combination of Kathi and Lee.
Kathinka f Dutch, German (Rare)
Variant spelling of Katinka.... [more]
Kathiravan m Indian, Tamil
Means "sun" in Tamil.
Kaðlín f Medieval Scandinavian, Icelandic (Rare)
Possibly an Old Norse form of Caitlín, or an Old Norse form of a Celtic name, perhaps containing Old Irish cath "battle"... [more]
Katholiki f Greek
Means "universal", apparently taken from the Greek title of the Virgin Mary Παναγιά Καθολική (Panagia Katholike) (see also Panagiotis)... [more]
Kathyanne f Literature
Contraction of Kathy and Anne 1. This name is borne by a character in Erskine Caldwell's novel Place Called Estherville (1949).
Kathyrn f English (Rare)
Variant of Katherine, inspired by the spelling Kathryn.
Káti m Old Norse
Derived from the Old West Norse adjective kátr "glad, cheerful, merry".
Käti f Swedish
Variant of Käthe.
Kátia f Portuguese
Variant of Cátia or a Portuguese form of Katia.
Katianna f Finnish
Variant of Katjana.
Katielyn f English (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Katie and the popular name suffix -lyn, used as a variant of Caitlin.
Katielynn f English (Modern, Rare)
Elaboration of Katie using the popular name suffix lynn.
Katiemae f English (Rare)
Combination of Katie and Mae.
Katil f Armenian
Means "drop, raindrop" in Armenian.
Kätilög f Old Swedish
Old Swedish variant of Kætilløgh.
Katiri f American (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a rare variant of Kateri.
Katisha f Theatre
Meaning unknown. It was used as a character name in the Gilbert and Sullivan opera 'The Mikado'.