Gender / Sex: girl (Kay's also a boy name)
Related Names: Jay, Catherine
Sounds Like: Cay, Gay, Ka-, Kaya
Variant forms: Caye, Kai, Kayana, Kayann, Kaye, Kayla, Kaylee, Kaylin
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 272
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1508
Kay \kay\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kay), is pronounced kay. Most often used as a short form of Katherine and its variants, but also a surname and independent given name. Actress Kaye Ballard; author Kay Thompson.
Kay has 8 variant forms: Caye, Kai, Kayana, Kayann, Kaye, Kayla, Kaylee and Kaylin.
For more information, see also related names Jay and Catherine.
Baby names that sound like Kay are Cay, Gay, Ka- and Kaya.
View a list of the 7 names that reference Kay.
Kay is a very popular first name for women (#272 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1508 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)