African place-name, Nigeria
"honor, tribute"

Kanye Origin and Meaning

The name Kanye is a boy's name of African origin meaning "honor, tribute".

The popularity of the charismatic rapper-producer Kanye West has propelled his name into the Top 900. In addition to its African derivation, it is a Hawaiian name meaning 'free'.

# 893 in the US

Kanye Rank in US Top 1000

# 1886 on Nameberry

Kanye Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kanye Popularity

Famous People Named Kanye

  • Kanye Omari WestAmerican rapper and producer