Boy Names Starting With K

Boy names starting with K are a modern success story, having kicked off in the 1950s and remained among the most popular for boys ever since. But they’re also an unusual category, in that historically the most popular members of the K krew actually started life with a C: from 50s favorite Kenneth (Coinneach) to 70s sweetheart Kevin (Caoimhín).

It’s a trend that continues to this day, with Kaiden, Kaleb, Karter, Kash, Kameron and more still among the most popular K-starting names for boys. But there are also many K boys’ names that came about their kool initial organically, like Nameberry favorites Kai, Keir and Koa. You’ll find our full list of K boys below.