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Boy Name: Keys

Name: Keys
Pronunciation: \ke-ys\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: rejoice; happy, rejoice
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Kees, Kass
Similar Names: Keye, Key
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1333


Keys \ke-ys\ as a boy's name is a variant of Caius (Latin), Gaius (Latin) and Keyes (Old English), and the meaning of Keys is "rejoice; happy, rejoice".

The baby name Keys sounds like Kees and Kass. Other similar baby names are Keye and Key.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Keys.


Keys is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1333 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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