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35 K Names For Boys: Kool & Kingly Names For Your Little Man

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Here are the most popular baby boy names that start with the letter K. This is from the top 1000 baby names list from the SSA (Social Security Administration) for 2022. (1)

 

Kai

  • Meaning: Ocean (water), sea, rejoice
  • Pronunciation: KIE
  • Variation: Kye
  • Description: Kai was the top 59 popular boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kaiden

  • Pronunciation: KIE-DUHN, KAY-DUHN
  • Variation: Kaden, Kade, Kayden

 

Kaleb

  • Meaning: Wholehearted
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Pronunciation: KAY-LUHB 
  • Variation: Caleb

 

Kameron

  • Meaning: Crooked
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Pronunciation: KA-ME-RON
  • Variation: Cameron

 

Kane

  • Meaning: Little fighter
  • Pronunciation: KAYN
  • Variation: Cane

 

Karter

  • Meaning: One who transports goods using a cart
  • Pronunciation: KAR-TUHR
  • Variation: Carter
  • Description: Karter was the top 217 baby boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kash

  • Meaning: Sky, the universe
  • Origin: Indian – Sanskrit
  • Pronunciation: KASH
  • Variation: Cash

 

Kason

  • Meaning: Child of a marsh dweller
  • Origin: American, Scottish
  • Pronunciation: KAY-SUHN
  • Variation: Kaysen, Kayson
  • Description: Kason is a unisex name, although more commonly given to boys. It was the top 478 baby boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Keanu

  • Meaning: Cool breeze
  • Origin: Hawaiian
  • Pronunciation: KEE-AH-NOO
  • Description: Keanu was the top 592 name for boys in 2022. (1)

 

Keegan

  • Meaning: Small flame (fire)
  • Origin: Irish
  • Pronunciation: KEE-GUHN
  • Description: Keegan was the top 567 popular boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kellen

  • Meaning: Slender
  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Pronunciation: KEL-EN
  • Variation: Kellan
  • Description: Kellen is a gender-neutral name. It was the top 826 baby boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kendrick

  • Meaning: Greatest champion
  • Origin: Welsh
  • Pronunciation: KEN-DRIK
  • Description: Kendrick was the top 464 name for boys in 2022. (1)

 

Kenneth

  • Meaning: Handsome
  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Pronunciation: KEN-NETH
  • Description: Kenneth was the top 264 popular boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kenzo

  • Meaning: Wise one
  • Pronunciation: KEN-ZO
  • Description: Kenzo was the top 504 baby boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kevin

  • Meaning: Handsome
  • Origin: Irish
  • Pronunciation: KE-VIN
  • Variation: Kelvin
  • Description: Kevin was the top 182 name for boys in 2022. (1)

 

Kian

  • Meaning: Ancient, king
  • Origin: Irish
  • Pronunciation: KEE-UHN
  • Variation: Cian, Kiaan
  • Description: Kian was the top 456 popular boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kieran

  • Meaning: Dark prince, little dark one
  • Origin: Irish
  • Pronunciation: KEE-RAWN, KEER-UHN
  • Variation: Ciaran
  • Description: Kieran was the top 490 baby boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Killian

  • Meaning: Intelligent, knowledgeable
  • Origin: Gaelic
  • Pronunciation: KIL-EE-UHN
  • Variation: Kilian, Kylian
  • Description: Killian was the top 364 name for boys in 2022. (1)

 

Kingsley

  • Meaning: From the king’s wood
  • Pronunciation: KINGS-LI
  • Description: Kingsley was the top 741 popular boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kingston

  • Meaning: King’s town
  • Origin: Old English
  • Pronunciation: KINGS-TON
  • Description: Kingston was the top 128 baby boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Knox

  • Meaning: Round-top hill
  • Origin: Old English
  • Pronunciation: NOKS
  • Description: Knox was the top 200 name for boys in 2022. (1)

 

Kobe

  • Meaning: Tortoise, turtle
  • Origin: Swahili
  • Pronunciation: KOH-BEE
  • Description: Kobe was the top 381 popular boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kody

  • Meaning: Helpful
  • Origin: American
  • Pronunciation: KOH-DEE
  • Variation: Cody
  • Description: Kody was the top 983 baby boy name in 2021. (1)

 

Korbin

  • Meaning: Raven
  • Origin: Latin
  • Pronunciation: KOR-BIN
  • Variation: Korbyn
  • Description: Korbin was the top 942 name for boys in 2022. (1)

 

Krew

  • Meaning: A group of people
  • Origin: English
  • Pronunciation: KROO
  • Variation: Crew
  • Description: Krew was the top 625 popular boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kristian

  • Meaning: Christ’s follower
  • Origin: Latin
  • Pronunciation: KRIS-CHAN
  • Variation: Christian
  • Description: Kristian was the top 954 baby boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kristopher

  • Meaning: Christ’s bearer
  • Origin: Greek, Scandinavian
  • Pronunciation: KRIS-TA-FER
  • Variation: Christopher, Kristofer
  • Description: Kristopher was the top 931 name for boys in 2021. (1)

 

Kyrie

  • Meaning: Lord
  • Origin: Greek
  • Pronunciation: KIE-REE
  • Variation: Kyree
  • Description: Kyrie was the top 227 popular boy name in 2022. (1)

 

What Are Boy Names That Start With K?

Karl

  • Meaning: Freeman
  • Origin: English, German, Scandinavian
  • Pronunciation: KARL
  • Variation: Carl

 

Keane

  • Meaning: Sharp
  • Origin: Old English
  • Pronunciation: KEEN
  • Variation: Kean

 

Kain

  • Meaning: Acquire, a spear
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Pronunciation: KAYN 
  • Variation: Cain

 

Kacey

  • Meaning: Thorny tree
  • Origin: Greek
  • Pronunciation: KAY-SEE
  • Variation: Casey, Kacie
  • Description: Kacey is a unisex name.

 

Krishna

  • Meaning: Black, dark
  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Pronunciation: KRISH-NUH
  • Description: Krishna is a unisex name.

 

What Are Some Unique K Names?

Here are some rare and unique boy names that start with K.

 

Koa

  • Meaning: Brave one, warrior
  • Origin: Hawaiian
  • Pronunciation: KOH-AH
  • Description: Koa was the top 351 baby boy name in 2022. (1)

 

Kalani

  • Meaning: Heavens, sky
  • Origin: Hawaiian
  • Pronunciation: KA-LA-NEE
  • Variation: Kalani is a gender-neutral name.

 

 

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References

(1) https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/

 

 

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