Karya

Origin: Greek, Hindu Meaning: nut tree In Greek mythology, Karya is one of the Hamadryades, eight nymphs who presided over a particular tree. Karya is the nymph of the nut tree- walnut, hazel and the sweet chestnut. There’s also another myth in which Karya was a Lakonian maiden who was loved by the god Dionysos….

Kirby

Origin: Old Norse Meaning: from an English surname via old Norse meaning “church settlement”.  

Keegan

Origin: Irish Meaning: an Anglicized form of Gaelic surname Mac Aodhagáin meaning “descendant/son of Aodhagáin”, the latter being a double diminutive of Aodh meaning fire so it would mean “little fire”. Variants: Keagan, Kegan

Kaito

Origin: Japanese 海斗 (Kaito) 海翔 (Kaito) Meaning: from Japanese kai 海 meaning “sea, ocean” combined with either to 斗 referring to the constellation of the Big Dipper, or to 翔 meaning “to soar, fly”. There are probably more meanings with different kanji but these were the most common meanings I could find. Kaito (怪 盗) is also a word meaning phanton thief…

Kalyke

Origin: Greek Καλύκη (Greek) Meaning: from Ancient Greek kalux meaning “husk” or “pod”. The name of several figures in Greek mythology. The Latin spelling of its name Calyx is also used in nature and anatomy. Kalyke is pronounced ka-lee-kee Variants: Calyx, Calyce, Calcyia

Kit

Origin: English Meaning: a dimunitive of Christopher meaning bearing Christ, or Katherine which has several possible meanings: “pure, chaste” from the Greek katharos; or it could come from hekateros, “each of the two; singly”; or from Greek aikia meaning “torture”. It could also be a Coptic name meaning “my consecration of your name”. Kit is also…

Klaus

Origin: German Meaning: German short form of Nicholas, meaning “victory of the people” Pronounced KLOWS, Klaus Baudelaire is the middle child and only brother. He’s a voracious reader and remembers nearly everything he’s ever read, which has helped him and his sisters out of a few tight spots.

Kelly

Origin: Irish Meaning: Anglicized form of Irish Ceallach, which could mean “bright-headed”. It could also come from Old Irish ceallach meaning “war, strife” or ceall “church”. Variants: Kelley, Kelli, Kellie, Kelleigh; Ceallach, Ceallagh

Keren

Origin: Hebrew ( קֶרֶן ) Meaning: “horn” or “ray of light”

Kendall

Origin: English Meaning: from a surname meaning “valley on the river Kent” Variants: Kendell

Kensa

Origin: Cornish Meaning: from a Cornish word meaning first

Kelan

Origin: Irish Meaning: Anglicized form of Caolán meaning “slender” from Gaelic caol meaning “slender” with the diminutive suffix án Variants: Kellan, Kellen

Carla, Karla

Origin: German, Scandinavian, Croatian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, English Meaning: the feminine form of Charles, derived from a Germanic word meaning “man”. It seems to have been used to describe men who were nor thralls or servants but who still lived at the bottom of society so it connotes the idea of a “free man”…

Kaija

Origin: Finnish Meaning: Diminutive of Katariina, a Finnish and Estonian form of English Katherine which could mean “pure, chaste” from the Greek katharos; or it could come from hekateros, “each of the two; singly”; or from Greek aikia meaning “torture”. It could also be a Coptic name meaning “my consecration of your name”. It’s pronounced…

Karen

Origin: Danish, Norwegian, German, English, Armenian Meaning: it’s a Danish form of Katherine which could mean “pure, chaste” from the Greek katharos; or it could come from hekateros, “each of the two; singly”; or from Greek aikia meaning “torture”. It could also be a Coptic name meaning “my consecration of your name”. It’s also a masculine…

Kavi

Origin: Indian Meaning: wise man, sage, poet