Girls with K are the Best!

  1. Kacey
    • Description:

      Variation of CASEY or combination of initials K. and C. From the time when initial names seemed really neat. K. C.
  2. Kady
    • Origin:

      Irish
    • Meaning:

      "first"
    • Description:

      Kady, though it has an authentic Irish meaning, may also be a variation of Katy short form of Kadence, or combination of initials K. and D. Though Kady is more distinctive, everyone will just hear it as Katy.
  3. Kaitlin
    • Origin:

      Spelling variation of Caitlin
    • Description:

      Kaitlin is a variation of Caitlin that's on a steep decline; it dropped out of the Top 1000 in 2013, after more than three decades on the list.
  4. Kasey
    • Origin:

      Variation of Casey, Irish
    • Meaning:

      "brave in battle"
    • Description:

      Kasey was a modestly popular choice among Millennial babies, particularly girls.
  5. Kathlyn
    • Origin:

      Combination of Katherine and Lynn
    • Description:

      Annette Bening and Warren Beatty bestowed this name on their daughter in honor of his mother.
  6. Kayla
    • Origin:

      Hebrew
    • Meaning:

      "laurel, crown"
    • Description:

      Kayla is a modern invented name that emerged in the late 1950s. Despite its similarity to the name Michaela, Kayla most likely began as a combination of the then-popular name Kay and -la suffix. Alternatively, it may be a variation of the Yiddish name Kaila, which derived from the Hebrew name Kelila. Kayla can also be considered an Anglicization of the Gaelic surname MacCaollaidhe or MacCathail.
  7. Kaylee
    • Origin:

      American variation of Kayla
    • Meaning:

      "laurel, crown"
    • Description:

      A widely used name, Kaylee pulls together something from Kayla and something from Hailey, yet somehow loses something in the process. It has surpassed cousin Kayla on the charts and is one of three girls' names starting with Kthat ranks in the US Top 100.
  8. Keira
    • Origin:

      Irish
    • Meaning:

      "little dark one"
    • Description:

      Keira is an attractive girls’ name that's gotten a huge boost from the meteoric rise of Keira Knightley. Original spelling Kiera, which relates more directly to the male Kieran, was the more popular form until the rise of Keira Knightley reversed the order. Both are Anglicized versions of the Irish Ciara.
  9. Kirstie
    • Origin:

      Anglicization of Ciorstag, the Gaelic nickname for Christine, or short form of Kirsten
    • Description:

      Actress Kirstie Alley popularized this short form that's been off the popularity register for a decade.
  10. Kit
    • Origin:

      English, diminutive of Katherine
    • Meaning:

      "pure"
    • Description:

      Kit is a crisp, old-time British-accented unisex nickname that sounds fresh and modern today. Kitty is another so-retro-it's-cool nickname.
  11. Klara
    • Origin:

      German, Russian, Polish, Scandinavian
    • Meaning:

      "light"
    • Description:

      German, Slavic and Scandinavian form of Clara, which is a Top 100 girl name in multiple European countries, including Austria, Croatia, Iceland and Poland.
  12. Kyle
    • Origin:

      Scottish
    • Meaning:

      "narrow spit of land"
    • Description:

      Not as popular for girls as Kylie or Kyla, but we prefer its simplicity.
  13. Kyra
    • Origin:

      Feminine variation of Cyrus, Persian
    • Meaning:

      "throne"
    • Description:

      The girls' name Kyra sounds like the also popular Keira/Kiera, but has a different root. There are twice as many baby girls named Keira as Kyra, with Kiera in third place. Kyra now ranks at #590 and is most familiar via actress Kyra Sedgwick.