What does the baby name Kayce mean? Learn about what Kayce means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Kayce - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Kayce
K-A-Y-C-E, is a 5-letter male given name.
Meaning of Kayce
From the initials k.c.
Origin of Kayce
The name 'Kayce' is a modern variation of the traditional name 'Casey'. 'Casey' has Irish origins and is derived from the Irish surname Ó Cathasaigh, meaning 'descendant of Cathasach'. The name 'Kayce' is a phonetic spelling variation that has gained popularity in recent years.
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Popularity of Kayce
The name 'Kayce' is not as popular as its traditional counterpart, 'Casey'. It has seen moderate usage in the United States, but it has not reached the same level of popularity. It is considered a less common name choice for boys.
Kayce currently has 3 likes, and is in the top 9% of liked boy's names. The name Adisa is slightly more popular than Kayce.

Etymology of Kayce

The etymology of the name 'Kayce' is closely tied to the Irish surname Ó Cathasaigh. The surname Ó Cathasaigh is derived from the Gaelic word 'cathasach', which means 'vigilant' or 'watchful'. This suggests that the name 'Kayce' carries connotations of being observant or attentive.

Cultural Significance of Kayce

The name 'Kayce' does not possess significant cultural significance beyond its Irish origins. It is primarily used as a given name in English-speaking countries, and its meaning is not deeply rooted in any particular cultural or historical context.