50 Best Baby Names That Start With K

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Baby Names That Start with the Letter K

Expecting a little one soon, or helping a friend land on a choice for unique baby names? Maybe you're planning far into the future for the perfect baby names that start with the letter K.

We have compiled a list of 50 unique baby names and everything you need to know about them. With popular names like Katie, Keenan, Kai, and more, we have sifted through names from every origin to help you pick the perfect one for your little bundle of joy.

We figured you already know the top "K" names (which is why you're here), so if you're looking for a name that means a little more and has meaning, these names were some of our favorites.

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1. Katie

Origin: English

Meaning: Pure

2. Karen

Origin: Danish and English

Meaning: Pure, innocent

3. Karina

Origin: English

Meaning: Companion or accomplice, pure

4. Kara

Origin: English and Greek

Meaning: Pure

5. Kylie

Origin: Celtic and Gaelic

Meaning: Victorious

6. Kathleen

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Pure, innocent

7. Kennedy

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Helmet-head

8. Kendall

Origin: English

Meaning: Valley of the Kent

9. Kyra

Origin: Greek and Latin

Meaning: Light

10. Kyla

Origin: Gaelic

Meaning: Victorious

11. Kristen

Origin: English and Danish

Meaning: Pure

12. Kylee

Origin: Gaelic

Meaning: Feminine form of Kyle

13. Kaelyn

Origin: English

Meaning: Variant of Kayley

14. Kaylin

Origin: English

Meaning: Variant of Kayley

15. Karissa

Origin: Greek and Latin

Meaning: Very dear

16. Kailani

Origin: Hawaiian

Meaning: Sea and sky

17. Keri

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Dusky, dark

18. Kyliegh

Origin: Gaelic

Meaning: Feminine form of Kyle

19. Kayle

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: The laurel crown

20. Kacey

Origin: English

Meaning: Alert, vigorous

21. Kadar

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Strength, fate, destiny

22. Kael

Origin: Gaelic

Meaning: Slender, fair

23. Kaga

Origin: Native American

Meaning: Chroniclier

24. Kagan

Origin: Irish

Meaning: A thinker

25. Kaiser

Origin: German

Meaning: Emperor

26. Kala

Origin: Hindi

Meaning: Black, God of time

27. Kalari

Origin: Hindi

Meaning: Forms of Shiva

28. Kaleo

Origin: Hawaiian

Meaning: One voice

29. Jano

Origin: Japanese

Meaning: One's masculine power

30. Kaori

Origin: Japanese

Meaning: Add a man's strength

31. Karl

Origin: Danish and German

Meaning: Strong, manly

32. Kasim

Origin: African and American

Meaning: Controller of anger, defender, divider

33. Kaelan

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Slender

34. Keary

Origin: Celtic and Irish

Meaning: Dark

35. Keenan

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Ancient

36. Keith

Origin: Irish

Meaning: Forest

37. Kelby

Origin: Norse

Meaning: Farm near the spring

38. Kele

Origin: Native American

Meaning: Sparrow hawk

39. Kelsey

Origin: English and Irish

Meaning: From the Island, warrior

40. Keldan

Origin: Norse

Meaning: From the spring

41. Kelwyn

Origin: Celtic

Meaning: From the narrow river

42. Kemen

Origin: Basque and Spanish

Meaning: Strong

43. Kendi

Origin: African

Meaning: Loved one

44. Kenway

Origin: English

Meaning: Bold warrior

45. Khalid

Origin: Arabic and Egyptian

Meaning: Eternal, immortal

46. King

Origin: English

Meaning: Tribal leader, cyning

47. Kingsley

Origin: English

Meaning: From the king's meadow

48. Kinny

Origin: Scottish

Meaning: The fire-spring possibly derived from Cionaodh

49. Kipp

Origin: English

Meaning: From the pointed hill

50. Kamil

Origin: Czech and Dutch

Meaning: Strong, manly

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In addition to these lovely baby names that start with the letter "K," we've added some additional options. These options, courtesy of, include the top boys and girls names, as well as the top 100 names of 2019. Hopefully, they can offer some inspiration if you're looking for more ideas.

Top 5 girls names for 2018

  1. Olivia
  2. Amelia
  3. Isla
  4. Emily
  5. Ava

Top 5 boys names for 2018

  1. Liam
  2. Noah
  3. Elijah
  4. Logan
  5. Mason

Top 100 names of 2019

1. Emma

2. Liam

3. Noah

4. Olivia

5. Ava

6. Isabella

7. Sophia

8. Elijah

9. Logan

10. Mia

11. Mason

12. James

13. Aiden

14. Ethan

15. Lucas

16. Jacob

17. Michael

18. Matthew

19. Benjamin

20. Amelia

21. Charlotte

22. Alexander

23. William

24. Daniel

25. Jayden

26. Oliver

27. Carter

28. Sebastian

29. Joseph

30. David

31. Abigail

32. Emily

33. Gabriel

34. Julian

35. Jackson

36. Anthony

37. Harper

38. Evelyn

39. Dylan

40. Wyatt

41. Madison

42. Grayson

43. Isaiah

44. Christopher

45. Joshua

46. Victoria

47. Christian

48. Samuel

49. Andrew

50. Mateo

51. Sofia

52. Jaxon

53. Josiah

54. John

55. Scarlett

56. Luke

57. Aria

58. Ryan

59. Elizabeth

60. Camila

61. Nathan

62. Layla

63. Isaac

64. Owen

65. Ella

66. Henry

67. Levi

68. Aaron

69. Caleb

70. Chloe

71. Zoey

72. Jeremiah

73. Lincoln

74. Landon

75. Adrian

76. Hunter

77. Eli

78. Penelope

79. Skylar

80. Jonathan

81. Thomas

82. Jack

83. Jordan

84. Connor

85. Brayden

86. Cameron

87. Grace

88. Bryce

89. Mila

90. Lillian

91. Aaliyah

92. Jose

93. Lily

94. Paisley

95. Xavier

96. Dominic

97. Bella

98. Nicholas

99. Brooklyn

100. Savannah

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