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Boy Name: Keith

Name: Keith
Pronunciation: \ke(i)-th\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: woodland, forest
Origin: Scottish
Sounds Like: Kit, Kitt, Ketti
Similar Names: Leith, Heath, Jeth, Keh, Keiji, Keir, Kennith, Seth
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 59
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 577

Description

Keith \ke(i)-th\ as a boy's name is pronounced keeth. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Keith is "woodland, forest". The family name of hereditary earls marshals of Scotland from the 11th century. Baseball player Keith Hernandez; Rolling Stone Keith Richard; actor Keith Carradine.

Baby names that sound like Keith are Kit, Kitt and Ketti. Other similar baby names are Leith, Heath, Jeth, Keh, Keiji, Keir, Kennith and Seth.

Popularity

Keith is a very popular first name for men (#59 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#577 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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