Submitted Names Starting with K

Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Katishe f Russian
Katishe is an uncommon name. It appears to be a form of Katerina. Katishe is a character from Leo Tolstoy's epic novel "War and Peace".... [more]
Katiti f African American (Rare)
A name coined in the 1970s in the movement of choosing Afrocentric names for children, after the Ugandan place name Katiti.
Katitzi f Romani
Romani diminutive for Katarina or Kati, meaning "little Kati".
Katiusha f Russian
Diminutive of Yekaterina and Ekaterina, not usually used as a given name in its own right.
Katiushka f Russian
Variant transliteration of Катюшка (see Katyushka), not usually used as a given name in its own right.
Katixa f Medieval Basque, Basque
Medieval Basque name of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory suggests that it might be a variant of Katalin and thus one of the international forms of Katherine.... [more]
Katjaana f Finnish
Finnish form of Katjana.
Katjanna f Danish
Variant of Katjana.
Katje f North Frisian, Dutch
Diminutive of Katharina and variant of Katja.
Katjuša f Slovene
Originally a diminutive form of Katarina, used as a given name in its own right.
Katjuscha f Russian (Germanized)
German transliteration of Катюша (see Katiusha), not usually used as a given name in its own right.
Katleen f Manx
Manx form of Caitlín.
Katleń f Sorbian
Sorbian form of Cateline.
Kätlin f Estonian
Estonian adoption of Caitlin and Kathleen.
Katlin f English
Variant of Caitlin.
Katlino f Esperanto
Esperanto form of Caitlín.
Katlyne f English (Modern)
Modern variant of Caitlin.
Kato f Georgian
Short form of Ekaterine.
Kato f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Catharina, Katrien, or Katrijn.
Kato m Norwegian, Literature
Norwegian variant of Cato 1. This is the name of the main antagonist in Swedish author Astrid Lindgren's fantasy book 'Mio, min Mio' (1954).
Katoakitematangi m & f Polynesian
Means "All to the wind" in Anutan.
Katóka f Hungarian
Diminutive form of Katalin.
Katonah m Lenape, History
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from a Munsee cognate of Unami kitahtëne meaning "big mountain". This was the name of a 17th-century Native American leader, the sachem (chief) of the Munsee-speaking Ramapo people in present-day western Connecticut... [more]
Katonya f African American (Rare)
Combination of the name suffix ka- and Tonya.
Katorea f Popular Culture, Japanese (Modern, Rare)
Japanese transcription of the name Cattleya. Cattleya comes from a tropical American orchid genus with purple, pink or white flowers that is a popular greenhouse plant... [more]
Katori f & m Japanese
From Japanese 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person" and 莉 (ri) meaning "white jasmine"
Katou f Breton
Diminutive form of Katarin.
Katoya f African American
Rhyming variant of LaToya.
Katra f Slovene
Short form of Katarina.
Katrca f Slovene
Diminutive form of Katarina.
Katre f Greenlandic, Estonian, Latvian (Archaic)
Greenlandic form of Katrin, Latvian contracted form of Katrīne and Estonian variant of Katri.
Katreeney f Manx
Variant of Catreeney.
Katreine f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Scots phonetic variant of Gaelic Caitrina.
Katrell m & f African American
Likely an invented name, possibly a combination of Kat and Laurel or Kato and Darrell.
Katren f Scots
Younger form of Katreine.
Katrey f Medieval German
Medieval German form of Katharina coined in analogy to names like Sophey and Offmey.
Katrice f English (American, Modern), Flemish (Modern, Rare)
Contraction of Katrina and names ending in -ice, such as Patrice 2 and Clarice.
Katriel m & f Hebrew, English (Modern, Rare)
Means "the crowned Lord" (or possibly "crown of God") in Hebrew. From the Hebrew keter (כֶּתֶר) "crown" and el (אֵל) "god".
Katriela f Various (Rare)
Strictly feminine variant of Katriel.
Katriena f Dutch
Variant of Katrina.
Katrienne f American (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Katrienna.
Katriin f Estonian
Contracted form of Katariina.
Katrikki f Finnish
Katrikki is a pet form of Katariina.... [more]
Kätrin f Estonian
Estonian adoption of English Katherine.
Katrína f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Katrina.
Katrîna f Greenlandic
Greenlandic form of Katrina.
Katrina f Albanian
Albanian form of Katherine.
Katrinah f English
Variant of Katrina.
Katrīne f Latvian
Variant of Katrīna as well as a Latvian borrowing of the Low German name Katrine.
Katrinelje f German (Archaic)
Very obscure diminutive of Katharina. This is the name of a character in the German fairy tale Fair Katrinelje and Pif-Paf-Poltrie, collected by the Brothers Grimm.
Katrissa f English (American, Modern)
Contraction of Katrina and names ending in -issa, such as Melissa and Clarissa.
Katrya f Ukrainian
Diminutive of Kateryna. Katrya Hrynevycheva (1875-1947) was an Ukrainian writer and activist.
Katryn f Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Katrijn.
Katryne f German (East Prussian)
East Prussian German form of Katrine.
Katsa f Literature
Used as the name of the main character in the book "Graceling".
Katsche m German (Modern, Rare)
Katsche is the nickname of the German football player Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck. It came out of nowhere and has no known meaning.
Katsia m Georgian (Archaic)
Derived from the Georgian noun კაცი (katsi) meaning "man" as well as "human".... [more]
Katsia f Belarusian
Diminutive of Katsiaryna.
Katsiru f Shona
Means "female cow" in Shona.
Katsitsienhawi f Mohawk
Means "she carries the flowers" in Mohawk.
Katsuaki m Japanese
From Japanese 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled", 嘉 (ka) meaning "applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious", 活 (katsu) meaning "lively, resuscitation, being helped, living", 健 (katsu) meaning "healthy, strong", 賢 (katsu) meaning "intelligent, wise, wisdom, cleverness", 克 (katsu) meaning "overcome, kindly, skillfully", 勝 (katsu) meaning "victory, win, prevail, excel", 捷 (katsu) meaning "victory, fast", 晶 (katsuaki) meaning "sparkle, clear, crystal", 松 (katsuaki) meaning "pine tree", 礁 (katsuaki) meaning "reef, sunken rock", 雄 (katsu) meaning "hero, manly" or 剋 (katsu) meaning "victory", 津 (tsu) meaning "haven, port, harbor, ferry" combined with 明 (aki) meaning "bright, light", 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn", 彰 (aki) meaning "patent, clear", 璃 (aki) meaning "glassy, lapis lazuli", 晋 (aki) meaning "advance", 顕 (aki) meaning "appear, existing", 昌 (aki) meaning "prosperous, bright, clear", 陽 (aki) meaning "light, sun, male", 亮 (aki) meaning "clear, help", 晃 (aki) meaning "clear", 商 (aki) meaning "make a deal, selling, dealing in, merchant", 昭 (aki) meaning "shining, bright", 章 (aki) meaning "badge, chapter, composition, poem, design", 朗 (aki) meaning "bright, clear" or 彬 (aki) meaning "refined, gentle"... [more]
Katsue f Japanese
From Japanese 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good", 鶴 (tsu) meaning "crane" combined with 栄 (e) meaning "glory, honour". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Katsuhira m Japanese (Rare), Popular Culture (Rare)
Katsu means "Victory" and Hira means "Peace". Katsuhira Agata is a fictional character from the Kiznaiver series. Katsuhira Tokushi, was a historical artist born in Akita Prefecture.
Katsuhiro m Japanese
From Japanese 勝 (katsu) meaning "wins, victories" combined with 浩 (hiro) meaning "prosperous". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Katsuichi m Japanese
Katsu means "Victory" and Ichi means "One", often referring to someone's "First Son". In conclusion, this name means, "Victorious Son", although indirectly.
Katsuichiro m Japanese
This name is often consisted of three characters, Katsu, "Victory", Ichi, "One", and Ro, "Son". This name directly means "Victorious First Son". Variant transcription of Katsuichirou
Katsuichirou m Japanese
From Japanese 勝 (katsu) meaning "victory", 一 (ichi) meaning "one" combined 郎 (rou) meaning "son". This name literally translates to "Victorious first son". Other kanji combinations can form this name as well... [more]
Katsuji m Japanese
Name using elements katsu meaning "victory" and ji meaning "two."
Katsuki m & f Japanese
As a unisex name, it combines 佳 (ka, kei) meaning "beautiful, excellent, good, pleasing, skilled", 伽 (ka, ga, kya, gya, togi) meaning "attending, entertainer, nursing", 嘉 (ka, yoi, yomi.suru) meaning "applaud, esteem, praise", 夏 (ka, ga, ge, natsu) meaning "summer", 歌 (ka, uta, uta.u) meaning "sing, song" or 加 (ka, kuwa.eru, kuwa.waru) meaning "add(ition), Canada, include, increase, join" with 月 (gatsu, getsu, tsuki) meaning "month, moon."... [more]
Katsumoto m Japanese, Popular Culture
From Japanese kanji 且 (katsu) meaning "moreover; furthermore" combined with 元 (moto) meaning "cause; origin; foundation".... [more]
Katsuni m Japanese
From Japanese 勝 (katsu) meaning "wins, victories" combined with 仁 (ni) meaning "benevolence". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Katsunobu m Japanese
Katsu means "Victory". Nobu means "stretch, prolong" or "faith, trust".
Katsura f & m Japanese (Rare)
This name is used as 桂 (kei, katsura) meaning "Japanese Judas-tree" (unisex) or 葛 (kachi, katsu, kuzu, tsudzura, katsura) meaning "arrowroot, kudzu" (feminine).... [more]
Katsurako f Japanese
From Japanese 桂 (katsura) meaning "the katsura, the Japanese Judas tree" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Katsurao m Japanese
From Japanese 桂 (katsura) meaning "the katsura, the Japanese Judas tree" combined with 男 (o) meaning "male". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Katsutaka m Japanese
Katsu means "Victory, Wins" and Taka means "Hawk", "Filial Piety (respect for elders, ancestors, parents)", "Tall, High, Expensive", "Noble, Prosperous". A notable bearer is Katsutaka Idogawa, a Japanese politician.
Katsuya m Japanese
From Japanese 勝 (katsu) meaning "victory" combined with 也 (ya) meaning "also" or 哉 (ya), an exclamation. This name can also be formed with other kanji combinations.
Katsuyo f Japanese
Katsu means "Victory" and Yo means "World, Generation, Period, Substitute, Change, Age, Replace."
Katsuyoshi m Japanese
From Japanese 勝 (katsu) meaning "victory" combined with 吉 (yoshi) meaning "good luck", 義 (yoshi) meaning "righteous", or 良 (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.... [more]
Katsuyuki m Japanese
Katsu means "Victory, Wins". Yuki can mean "Snow", "Happiness", or "Row, Line".
Katsuzo m Japanese (Rare)
Katsu means "Victory" and Zo means "Three", or "Own, Storehouse, Possess".
Katsuzou m Japanese (Rare)
Variant transcription of Katsuzo.
Katsy f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Katherine, Kathleen, Katrina and other names beginning with Kat- or Kath-.
Katt f English
Variant of Cat.
Katti f Danish, Swedish
Variant of Kati.
Kättilger m Old Swedish
Old Swedish combination of ketill "cauldron hat", "helmet" and geirr "spear".
Kättilö f Old Swedish
Old Swedish form of Kætiløy, composed of Old Norse ketill "kettle, cauldron" and ey "island".
Kattin f Basque
Diminutive of Katalin and Kattalin.
Kattis f Swedish
Diminutive of Katarina.
Kattleya f German
Derived from: Cattleya (/ˈkætliə/) is a genus of orchids from Costa Rica south to Argentina.
Kattrina f Obscure
Variant of Katrina.
Kätty f Swedish
Variant of Käti.
Katua f Popular Culture
Possibly from Finnish katua "to regret, to rue."... [more]
Káťulka f Czech
Diminutive of Kateřina.
Katuma m Luba
Derived from the Luba word kàtùmà meaning "last-born of triplets", ultimately from the word tùmà meaning "to send". Superstition suggests that third-born children with this name, because of their name, should not be sent on errands or deliveries.
Katumaros m Gaulish
Derived from Proto-Celtic *katus "battle" and *māros "great".
Katumin f Mormon
In LDS history, Joseph Smith received a bunch of old Egyptian scrolls. The Book of Abraham was translated from them, and fragments of a few other books were translated. One such fragment told of Princess Katumin, who was a daughter of Pharaoh Onitas.
Katupyry m Guarani
Means "skillful" in Guarani.
Katuša f Czech, Slovak
Diminutive of Kateřina (Czech) and Katarína (Slovak). Also compare Katuška.
Katusch f Medieval German
Medieval German diminutive of Katharina.
Katuška f Czech, Slovak
Diminutive of Kateřina (Czech) and Katarína (Slovak). Also compare Katuša.
Katuszka f Medieval Polish
Medieval Polish diminutive of Katarzyna.
Katuwellaunos m Old Celtic
"The One Who (mnos) Leads (welnā) in Battle (katu)".
Katý f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Katy.
Kátya f Hungarian
Diminutive of Katalin.
Katymay f English (Rare)
Combiation of Katy and May.
Katyna f English
Variant of Katina.
Katyo m Filipino, Tagalog
Diminutive of Oscar/Óscar.
Katyrna f Sorbian (Archaic)
Archaic variant of Katarina.
Katyržinka f Sorbian (Archaic)
Archaic variant of Katarina. 'Katyržinka, swěrna moja' is a traditional Sorbian song and dance.
Katyrzyna f Rusyn (Rare, Archaic), Carpathian (Rare, Archaic)
Very rare Carpatho-Rusyn variant of Catherine. Used in East Hungary, Romania, Moldavia, Ukraine, and some parts of West Russia. The name is now essentially extinct.
Katyushenka f Russian
Russian diminutive pet form of Yekaterina.
Katyushka f Russian
Diminutive of Yekaterina.
Kaua f Hawaiian
From the Hawaiian ka meaning "the" and ua meaning "rain".
Kauã m Tupi, Brazilian
Derived from Old Tupi kaûã "falcon" (see Cauã).
Kauai m & f English (Anglicized, Rare)
Kauai's name has no particular historical meaning; however, through the legend of Hawaii loa who is thought to have been the Polynesian founder of the Hawaiian island's original inhabitants, “a favorite place around one's neck” is suggested.
Kauan m Brazilian, Tupi
Variant of Kauã.
Kauanny f Brazilian (Modern)
Modern spelling of Kauany (Since double consonant is a common modern thing in Brazil when giving name to a kid) which is feminine form of Kauã which itself is a variant of Cauã meaning "hawk" in tupi.
Kauê m Brazilian, Tupi
Variant of Cauê.
K'augdluatdlak f Greenlandic
Means "shining white" in Greenlandic.
Kaugúnaĸ m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "one who was buried in-between rocks".
Kaugunnaq m Greenlandic
Younger form of Kaugúnaĸ.
Kaʻuhane f & m Hawaiian
Derived from Hawaiian ka meaning "the" and 'uhane meaning "soul, spirit".
Kauhane f & m Hawaiian (Archaic)
Old orthography form of Kaʻuhane.
Kaula f Romani
Kaula was a cousin of Unku.
Kaulaai-lehua f Polynesian Mythology
The name of a beautiful princess of Molokai.
Kaulana m & f Hawaiian
From the word meaning "famous, celebrated, renowned, well-known."
Kaulde f Basque (Rare)
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Claudia.
Kauldi m Basque
Coined by Sabino Arana Goiri and Koldo Elizalde as a Basque equivalent of Claudio and Claude.
Kauluwehi f Hawaiian
Variant form of Uluwehi.
Kaumudi f Indian
From Sanskrit कौमुदी (kaumudī) meaning "moonlight". This is another name for Sharad Purnima, a harvest festival celebrated on the full moon of late September or early October.
Kaun m Portuguese (Brazilian)
Possibly a contracted form of Kauan.
Kauna f Hausa
Means "love" in Hausa.
Kaunda f & m African
swahilli... [more]
Kaung m Burmese
Means "good, nice, fine, pleasant" in Burmese.
Kaunish m Bhojpuri
Meaning "King" or "Prince".
Kauno m Finnish
From Finnish kaunis meaning "beautiful".
Kaupo m Estonian, Medieval Baltic
Medieval Estonian short form of Jakob, now used as a given name in its own right.
Kaur m Estonian
Directly taken from Estonian kaur “loon, diver”.
Kaurbek m Ossetian
Meaning unknown. The second element is derived from the Ottoman Turkish title بك (beg) meaning "ruler, chief, lord".
Kauri m Estonian
Variant of Kaur. In some cases, however, it may be a borrowing of the Karelian name.
Kauri m Karelian, Finnish
Karelian form of Gabriel.
Kauri m Finnish
From a type of Tree called "Kauri", a tall coniferous Forest Tree that has broad leathery leaves and produces valuable timber and dammar resin. It grows in warm countries from Malaysia to New Zealand.
Kauro m Finnish
Finnish dialectal variant form of Gabriel (Karelia).
Kaurrâʹl m Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Gabriel.
Kaus m Hmong
Means "fang" in Hmong.
Kaushal m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, Bengali, Nepali, Sinhalese
Derived from Sanskrit कौशल (kauśal) meaning "skill, experience".
Kausi m & f Finnish (Rare)
Means "season" in Finnish.
Kaustubh m Hinduism
Lord Visnu's Pearl
Kautaĸ m & f Greenlandic
Means "hammer" in Greenlandic.
Kauthar f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Kawthar chiefly used in Northern Africa. A known bearer of this name is the Dutch columnist and politician Kauthar Bouchallikht (b. 1994), who is of Moroccan descent.
Kautsar m & f Indonesian
Indonesian form of Kawthar.
K'avak m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'man from the south' (term used to denote stupidity).
Kaval m Indian, English
Means "kite (bird)" in Moksha.
Kavanaugh m Obscure
Transferred use of the surname Kavanaugh. According to the SSA, Kavanaugh was given to 5 boys in 2004.
Kavel m Bhojpuri
Meaning "Lotus".
Kaven f & m Romani (Rare)
Courage strong brave kind feline
Kavin m Indian, Tamil, Thai
Means "beauty, grace, fairness" in Tamil. This name can also be used as an alternate transcription of Thai Kawin (which is of the same origin).
Kavinaya f Tamil
Meaning Poet; Good Girl. ... [more]
Kavindra m & f Hinduism, Indian
It is name given to poet's who are highly talented or who have created master piece... [more]
Kaviraj m Bhojpuri
Meaning "King of Poets".
Kavish m Indian
Kavish is another name of Hindu God Ganesha !
Kavisha f Gujarati
Meaning "Lord of Poets".
Kavitaa f Indian
Variant of Kavita.
Kavkaba f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek kavkab meaning "star".
Kavri m Mari
Mari form of Gavriil.
Kavsar f Uzbek
Means "clean, cool (water)" in Uzbek. It is also the name of a fountain in heaven (hovzi kavsar).
Kavtar m Georgian (Rare)
Derived from the Persian noun کفتار (kaftar) meaning "hyena". This name was borne by several Georgian noblemen from the medieval period.
Kawa m Kurdish
Kurdish form of Kaveh.
Kawahib m Tupi
A popular name in Argentina and in Eastern Paraguay among Guarani people, also the name of a dialect of the language.
Kawai m & f Hawaiian
Means "the water," from definite article ka and wai meaning "water."
Kawai f & m Japanese
From Japanese 華 (kawa) meaning "flower" or 可 (kawa) meaning "passable", 和 (wa) meaning "peace, harmony" combined with 愛 (i) meaning "love, affection" or 意 (i) meaning "thoughts". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
Kawaii f Japanese (Modern, Rare)
Means "cute" in Japanese.
Kawaiola f & m Hawaiian
Means "the water of life" from Hawaiian ka "the" combined with wai "(fresh) water" and ola "life" (compare Waiola).
Kawako f Japanese
From Japanese 加 (ka) meaning "increase" or 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 和 (wa) meaning "peace, harmony" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kawasa m Sundanese
Means "powerful" in Sundanese, from Old Javanese kawaśa, from Sanskrit वश (vaśa) meaning “authority, power, control, dominion”.
Kawaunuiaola f Polynesian Mythology
A woman has this name in Hawaiian Mythology
Ka-wa-zauce m Ojibwe
Ojibwe word for "little child".
Kawena f & m Hawaiian
Means "the glow" or "the glowing one," from definite article ka and wena meaning "glow."
Kawenaʻulaokalaniahiʻiakaikapoliopele f Hawaiian (Rare)
From ka-wena-ʻula-o-ka-lani-a-hiʻiaka-i-ka-poli-o-pele, which means "the red glow of the heavens of Hiʻiaka in the bosom of Pele" in Hawaiian... [more]
Kawenaʻulaokalaniahiʻiakaikapoliopelekawahineʻaihonua f Hawaiian (Rare)
From ka-wena-ʻula-o-ka-lani-a-hiʻiaka-i-ka-poli-o-pele-ka-wahine-ʻai-honua-i-nā-lei-lehua-a-pele, which means "the red glow of the heavens of Hiʻiaka in the bosom of Pele, the earth eating woman" in Hawaiian... [more]
Kawennáhere f Mohawk
Notable bearer is award-winning Mohawk actress, Kawennahere Devery Jacobs.
Kawennitake f Mohawk
Notable bearer is actress Bobbi Kawennitake Deere.
Kawesa m Ganda
"black smith" Kovacs
Kāwika m Hawaiian
Vernacular form of Dāvida, the form of David used in the Hawaiian Bible. This was the Hawaiian pronunciation of the name of King David Kalākaua (1836-1891), the last reigning king of Hawaiʻi.
Kawin f Kurdish
Means "hill" in Kurdish.
Kawin m Thai
Means "good, beautiful" in Thai.
Kawinthida f Thai
From Thai กวิน (kawin) meaning "good, beautiful" and ธิดา (thida) meaning "daughter".
Kawm f Hmong
Means "basket" in Hmong.
Kawro m Balochi
Derived from kawr meaning "acacia tree".
Kawsar f & m Arabic, Bengali
Arabic alternate transcription of Kawthar as well as the Bengali form. It is solely used as a feminine name in Arabic-speaking countries while it is unisex (more commonly masculine) in Bangladesh.
Kawtar f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of Kawthar chiefly used in Northern Africa (particularly Morocco).
Kax m & f American
Invented name.
Kaxilda f Basque
Diminutive of Kasilda.
Kay f Burmese
Means "hair" in Burmese.
Kaya f Japanese
From Japanese 香 (ka) meaning "incense, perfume" or 果 (ka) meaning "fruit, reward" combined with Japanese 耶 (ya), a phonetic character. ... [more]
Kaya f Literature
Short form of Kaya'aton'my', a name invented for the Native American girl of the Nimíipuu or Nez Percé tribe in the American Girl series of dolls, accompanied by books... [more]
Kaya'aton'my' f Literature
Means "one who arranges rocks" in Nez Percé. It was used for a Native American character in the American Girl series of children's books and dolls, nicknamed Kaya... [more]
Kayaga m & f Nyoro
Means “The windy month” in Bunyoro.
Kayaka f Japanese
From Japanese 草 (kaya) meaning "herb" combined with 歌 (ka) meaning "song". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Kayako f Japanese
From Japanese (ka) "beautiful, good" and (ya) "area, field" combined with (ko) "child". This is merely one popular combination; many other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]