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101 boy names that start with the letter K

After knowing that we are expecting a baby, one of the first and most important decisions we will have to make is to choose the name that it will carry throughout its life. There are many places where we can draw inspiration, such as nature, literature or a language that we like.

On the other hand, if you have a preference for a particular letter, our series of baby names from A to Z can give you some ideas. Continuing with this special journey through the alphabet, we share 101 boy names that begin with the letter K

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  • Kaan: of Turkish origin, it means “chief”.

  • Kabil: of Mayan origin, it means “who has a good hand to sow”.

  • Kabir: of Arabic origin, it means “magnificent, great.”

  • Kadir: of Arabic origin, it means “capable, competent”. Al-Qadir is one of the 99 attributes of Allah.

  • Kadmiel: of Hebrew origin, it is a biblical name that means “the one who stands before God.”

  • Kael: of Gaelic origin, it means “slender”.

  • Kagome: of Japanese origin, it means “bamboo weaving”.

  • Kai: of Hawaiian origin, it means “sea”.

  • Kail: of Anglo-Saxon origin, it means “fine, thin”. It is a variant of Cael.

  • Kaili: Hawaiian in origin, it means “a deity.”

  • Kairi: of Japanese origin, it is used for boys and girls, and means “people of the ocean”.

  • Kairos: of Greek origin, it means “at the right time.”

  • Kaito: of Japanese origin, it means “towards the sea”.

  • Kalani: of Hawaiian origin, it means “heaven, paradise”.

  • Kaleb: of Hebrew origin means “tenacious as a dog.” It is the English form of Caleb.

  • Kaled: of Arabic origin, it means “immortal”.

  • Kal-el: of Hebrew origin, it means “the voice of God”. It is also the Kryptonian name for Superman.

  • Kalen: of Celtic origin, it means “the one who has the keys”.

  • Kalet / Kaleth: of French origin, it means “one who has a beautiful energy”. Variant of Cayetano in Basque.

  • Kaleu: of Hawaiian origin, it means “a voice”.

  • Kalevi: of Finnish origin, it means “hero”.

  • Kallpa: of Quechua origin, it means “with force”.

  • Kalú: of Hindu origin. He was the father of Nanak, founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh gurus.

  • Kamal / Kamel: of Hindu origin, it means “lotus”.

  • Kamali: of Arabic origin, it means “spirit, guide, protector”.

  • Kamil: of Arabic origin, it means “perfect”.

  • Kano: of Japanese origin, it means “male power, ability.”

  • Kanu: of Hindu origin, it means “handsome”.

  • Kaori: of Japanese origin, it means “to add strength to a man.”

  • Karam: of Arabic origin, it means “generosity”.

  • Karel: of Latin origin, it is the Germanic variant of Charles, Carlos, Carl. It means “free man.”

  • Karim: of Arabic origin, it means “generous”.

  • Karma: of Sanskrit origin, it is a Buddhist term that means “causality, seed”.

  • Karol: of Russian origin, it means “strong”.

  • Kassim: of Arabic origin, it means “divided”.

  • Katari: of Quechua origin, it means “snake”.

  • Kato: of Native American origin, it means “second twin”.

  • Katsumoto: of Japanese origin, it means “victorious child”.

  • Katu: of Guaraní origin, it means “strong”.

*** Kavi: ** of Romani origin, means “caste of poets”.

  • Kay: of Greek origin, it means “rejoicing”.

  • Kaye: of Germanic origin, it means “safe place”.

  • Kaydem: of Arabic origin, it means “companion”.

  • Kayro: of Greek origin. It means “full of grace.”

  • Kazuma: of Japanese origin, it means “true harmony”.

  • Kazuya: of Japanese origin, it means “one who is peaceful.”

  • Keanu: of Hawaiian origin, it means “breeze”.

  • Khafre: of Greek origin, he was the fourth pharaoh of the IV dynasty of Egypt. It is Jafra in Egyptian.

  • Keita: of African origin, it means “one who adores”.

  • Keitaro: of Japanese origin, it means “blessed”.

  • Keith: of Irish origin, it means “from the battlefield”.

  • Kekoa: of Hawaiian origin, it means “brave, soldier”.

  • Kenai: of Native American origin, it means “black bear”. It is the name of a peninsula in Alaska.

  • Kellen: of Galeic origin, it means “slender”.

  • Keller: of Germanic origin is the German variant of Kell, which means “clumsy”.

  • Kelsey: of Irish origin, it means “brave”. It is also used for girls.

  • Kelvin: of Celtic origin, it means “friend, trusted person”.

  • Kemish: of French origin, it means “flat nose”.

  • Kendall: of Celtic origin, used for boys and girls, and means “chief of the valley.”

  • Kendrick: of Scottish origin, it means “royal ruler”.

  • Kenji: of Japanese origin, it means “intelligent, strong and vigorous second son”.

  • Kenjiro: of Japanese origin, it means “second son who sees with insight”.

  • Kenly: of Anglo-Saxon origin, it means “the prairie of the kings”.

  • Kennen: of Irish origin, it means “handsome, noble”.

  • Kenner: of Anglo-Saxon origin, it means “brave, guardian”.

  • Kenneth: of Celtic origin, it means “beautiful, who looks good”.

  • Kenny: of Celtic origin, it means “the one who directs”.

  • Kenshin: of Japanese origin, it means “modest, true.”

  • Kenta: of Japanese origin, it means “health, strong, great.”

  • Kento: of Japanese origin, it means “healthy, that lifts the spirits”.

  • Kenzie: of Scottish origin, it means “fair”. Valid for boys and girls.

  • Kenzo: of Japanese origin, name of one of the three wise men.

  • Keoni: of Hawaiian origin, it is a variant of John or Juan, of Hebrew origin, which means “faithful to God”.

  • Keoki: of Hawaiian origin, it is a variant of George or Jorge, of Greek origin, which means “farmer”.

  • Kerem: of Turkish origin, it means “noble, kind”.

  • Kervin: of Irish origin, it means “the little one with a dark color”.

  • Kevin: of Celtic origin, this Irish name refers to a beautiful birth, a great intelligence.

  • Khalan: of Thai origin, it means “brave”.

  • Khalid: of Egyptian origin, it means “immortal, eternal”.

  • Khan: of Turkish origin, it means “prince”.

  • Kibo: of African origin, it is the highest peak of Mount Kilimanjaro.

  • Kibou: of Japanese origin, it means “hope”.

  • Kichiro: of Japanese origin, it means “lucky child”.

  • Kilian: of Gaelic origin, it is a Celtized form of Cecilio, which means “nearsighted”.

  • Kimo: of Anglo-Saxon origin, it is the Hawaiian variant of Jacob or James. It means: “God will reward.”

  • Kinan: of Welsh origin, it means “chief”.

  • Kini: of Japanese origin, it means “God is kind or merciful.”

  • Kiram: of Sanskrit origin, it means “ray of sun”.

  • Kiro: of Greek origin, it means “lord”.

  • Kito: of Swahili origin, it means “jewel, precious”.

  • Klaus / Klaas: of Danish origin, variant of Nicholas, which means “the victory of the people”.

  • Kol: of Norwegian origin, it means “dark”.

  • Koldo: of Germanic origin, it comes from Clodovicus (Clovis). In Basque, a variant of Luis, which means “the warrior”.

  • Konstantin: of Latin origin, it is the Russian variant of Constantius, which means “constant, determined, firm.”

  • Kousei / Kosei: of Japanese origin, it means “Navigation and life”.

  • Kuta: of Japanese origin, it means “great peace”.

  • Kun: of Chinese origin, it means “universe, mountain range”.

  • Kuna: of Jewish, Hungarian, Polish or Czech origin, it is a nickname for “a person with genius”.

  • Kunturi: of Quechua origin, it means “representative of the gods”.

  • Kwame: of African origin, it means “born on Saturday.”

  • Kwan: of Korean origin, it means “strong”.

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