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Boy Name: Keyes

Name: Keyes
Pronunciation: \ke-yes\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: English
Related Names: Caius, Gaius
Sounds Like: Kees, Kasey, Kacey, Kasee, Kass, Kaycee, Kwesi
Variant forms: Key, Keys
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1991

Description

Keyes \ke-yes\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin. Probably an occupational name to do with the possession of keys. Also possibly from Kay "happy". Francis Scott Key, author of "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Keyes has 2 variant forms: Key and Keys.

For more information, see also related names Caius and Gaius.

Baby names that sound like Keyes are Kees, Kasey, Kacey, Kasee, Kass, Kaycee and Kwesi.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Keyes.

Popularity

Keyes is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1991 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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