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Boy Name: Keeffe

Name: Keeffe
Pronunciation: \ke(ef)-fe\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: noble, gentle; handsome; lovable, loved
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Geoff, Kofi
Similar Names: Keene, Keelie, Kieffer, Keefer


Keeffe \ke(ef)-fe\ as a boy's name is a variant of Keefe (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Keeffe is "noble, gentle; handsome; lovable, loved".

The baby name Keeffe sounds like Geoff and Kofi. Other similar baby names are Keene, Keelie, Kieffer and Keefer.


Keeffe is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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