Last modified on 30 July 2012, at 15:04

Kay

See also: 'kay, kay, and käy

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Proper nounEdit

Kay

  1. A surname derived from several Old and Middle English words; also adopted by immigrants whose surnames began with a K.
  2. A male given name derived from the surnames, or from a rare medieval given name ( as the Sir Kay of Arthurian legend ), Welsh Cai, Latinized as Caius, related to the modern male name Kai.
  3. A short form of Katherine and other female names beginning with a "K"; popular as a middle name.

QuotationsEdit

  • 1970 Santha Rama Rau, The Adventureress, Harper&Row 1970, pages 99-100:
    She frowned at the girl's response. "Kay?" she said. "That is not a name. And what of your family?"
    "Catalina," the girl amended quickly. "I am used to being Kay at work. My family name is Gómez - we come from Mindanao, where we had pineapple plantations - "

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GermanEdit

Proper nounEdit

Kay

  1. A male given name, a spelling variant of Kai.

TurkishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Kay

  1. A male given name