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In alphabetical order: Neutral names starting with A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

An alphabetical list of neutral names starting with K, continued from the names page, which see for more information. These are neutral-gender names, otherwise known as unisex names. They are equally appropriate for girls, boys, and people of any gender. Nonbinary people don't have to have neutral names, and many notable nonbinary people have names that are usually either masculine or feminine. Neutral names can help make it safer for people to explore their gender expressions. In English-speaking countries, some of the most familiar gender-neutral names starting with K include Kai, Kelly, Kim, Kit, and Kris. However, there are many more unisex names from around the world that start with K, more than 200 of them, as listed below. Previous page: neutral names starting with J. Next page: neutral names starting with L.

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Kabecka. Native American, Arikara tribe. Meaning "Twin."[1] Keywords: birth, family, three syllables.

Kadek. Balinese. Meaning "Younger sibling; second-born child."[2] Keywords: birth, family, two syllables.

Kaegan. American English. A modern name, possibly created by combination of the names Kay and Keagan.[3] US SSA data shows this is used as a masculine name 61% of the time.[4] Keywords: neutral inclined, two syllables

Kagiso. Southern African, Tswana. Meaning "Peace."[5]

Kahoru (かほる). Japanese. Meaning depends on kanji spelling.[6]

Kahurangi. Maori. Meaning "Sky blue," or a gemstone found in New Zealand with a green color.[7]

Kai. Hawaiian. A neutral name, meaning "Sea" in Hawaiian. Other names spelled the same way are feminine names in some languages (such as Swedish), and masculine in others (such as Scandinavian, Frisian, and Welsh).[8][9] US SSA data shows this is used as a masculine name 83% of the time.[10] Keywords: masculine inclined, two syllables, water

Kailash (कैलाश). Hindi. From the place name (the name of a sacred mountain in the Himalayas), meaning "Crystal."[9] Keywords: earth, mountains, places, two syllables

Kaipo. Hawaiian. Meaning "The sweetheart."[11] US SSA data shows about 4,000 people with this name, used as a feminine name 60% of the time.[12] Keywords: affection, love, neutral inclined, two syllables

Kalani. Hawaiian. Meaning "The heavens," or "The sky."[13][9] US SSA data shows about 4,000 people with this name, used as a feminine name 60% of the time.[14] Keywords: air, neutral inclined, sky, three syllables

Kalin. English, modern. A combination of the names Caleb and Colin.[15] US SSA data shows about 3,020 people with this name, used as a masculine name 52% of the time.[16] Keywords: neutral inclined, two syllables

Kamber. English. From the English surname Kamber, meaning "From Wales (Cambria)."[17] Keywords: two syllables.

Kameron. English. Modern variant of the name Cameron. From the Scottish surname. Meaning "Crooked nose." Short form: Kam. Other variants: Kamryn.[18][19][20] US SSA data shows use of Kameron as a masculine name 87% of the time.[21] Keywords: appearance, masculine inclined, one syllable, three syllables, two syllables

Kamon (กมล). Thai. Meaning "Heart, mind."[22]

Kanta (कान्ता, कान्त). Hindi and Bengali. In Sanskrit, meaning "Beauty."[23]

Kanti (कान्ती, कान्ति). Hindi and Bengali. In Sanskrit, meaning "Beauty." Also another name of Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of luck, beauty, and prosperity.[24]

Kaoru (かおる). Japanese. Meaning "Incense" (香) or other meanings depending on kanji spelling.[25] In the US, this name is very rare; SSA data shows about 43 people with this name, used as a masculine name 63% of the time.[26] Keywords: neutral inclined, three syllables

Kapua. Hawaiian. Meaning "The flower" or "The child."[27]

Karam (كرم). Arabic. Meaning "Generosity, nobleness."[28][9]

Karmel (כַּרְמֶל). Hebrew. From the Biblical place, the name of a mountain in the Holy Land. Meaning "Garden land."[9] US SSA data shows 133 people with this name, and it is used as a feminine name 83% of the time.[29] Keywords: Biblical, earth, feminine inclined, mountain, place, rare

Karni (קַרְנִי). Hebrew. Meaning "My horn," a symbol of strength.[9] Keywords: two syllables

Karsen or Karsyn. English, modern. Modern neutral variants of the neutral name Carson. From the Scottish surname.[30][31] US SSA data shows 4,310 people named Karsyn, and it is used as a feminine name 87% of the time.[32] Keywords: feminine inclined, two syllables

Kasey. English. A variant spelling of neutral Casey. Meaning "Vigilant, wakeful."[9] US SSA data shows 176,438 people named Casey, and it is used as a masculine name 58% of the time.[33] Keywords: neutral inclined, personality, two syllables, virtue

Kathan. Irish. A variant of the name Cathan. Meaning "Battle victor."[34] Keywords: battle, courage, two syllables

Katlego. Southern African, Tswana. Meaning "Success" in Tswana.[35][9]

Katz. German. From the surname. From the German word katze, meaning "Cat."[36] Keywords: animals, mammals, one syllable.

Kaworu (かをる). Japanese. Meaning depends on kanji spelling.[37]

Kayden. English, modern. A modern neutral variant of the English masculine name Caden. From the Irish surname Caden, from the Irish Gaelic surname Mac Cadáin, meaning "Son of Cadán."[38][39] US SSA data shows 34,953 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 82% of the time.[40] Keywords: masculine inclined, modern, two syllables

Kayin. Western African, Yoruba. Meaning "Celebrated child" in Yoruba.[41] US SSA data shows about 478 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 88% of the time.[42] Keywords: masculine inclined, two syllables

Kealoha. Hawaiian. Meaning "The loved one" in Hawaiian.[43] US SSA data shows about 66 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 51% of the time.[44] Keywords: affection, love, neutral inclined, very rare

Keelan. English. From the Irish surname, short for the Irish surname Keelahan, an anglicized form of Gaelic surname Ó Céileacháin. Meaning "Descendant of Ceileachain," which in turn means "Little companion." Variants: Kelan and Keelin.[9] US SSA data shows 2,693 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 89% of the time.[45] Keywords: masculine inclined, two syllables

Kefilwe. Southern African, Tswana. Meaning "I was given" in Tswana.[46][9]

Kei (けい). Japanese. Meaning "Knight" (桂) or other meanings depending on kanji spelling.[47] Very rare in the US, SSA data shows about 513 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 67% of the time.[48] Keywords: neutral inclined, one syllable, two syllables

Keiki. Hawaiian. Meaning "Child" in Hawaiian.[49]

Kelby. English. From the English surname. Meaning "From the ridge farm." Variant: Kelbie.[50] US SSA data shows 4,925 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 72% of the time.[51] Keywords: earth, two syllables

Kelekokio. Hawaiian. Meaning "Seahorse" in Hawaiian.[52] Seahorses are an example of gender variance in nature, because the males carry the eggs. Keywords: animals, fish, gender variance, nautical, sea, water

Kelly. English, Irish. Anglicized form of the Irish masculine name Ceallach. Meaning "Bright-headed." Variants: Kellen, Kelley, Kelli, Kellin.[53][54][9] US SSA data shows 521,635 people with this name, and use as a feminine name 86% of the time.[55] Keywords: feminine inclined, two syllables. Notable nonbinary people with this name include the American comedian and nurse Kelli Dunham.[56]

Kellsie. English. A modern American English neutral variant of the English feminine Chelsea, from the place name Chelsea. Meaning "Landing place for chalk or limestone" in Old English.[57][58]

Kelcey. English. The most neutral variant of feminine Kelsey. From the surname, from the place name. Meaning "Cenel's island" in Old English. Another origin is the Old English personal name Céolsige, meaning "Ship victory." Other variants are statistically more likely to be used as feminine names: Kelsi, Kelsie, Kelsea, Kelcey.[59][9] US SSA data shows 2,672 people named Kelcey, and use as a feminine name 74% of the time.[60] Keywords: feminine inclined, nautical, two syllables, water

Kendall. English. From the surname, from the place name of the city of Kendale in England. Meaning "Valley on the river Kent."[61] Variants: Kendal.[62][9] US SSA data shows 79,129 people with this name, and use as a feminine name 62% of the time.[63] Keywords: neutral inclined, two syllables

Kenley. English. From the surname, from the place name in England. Meaning "Royal meadow."[64] US SSA data shows 4,973 people with this name, and use as a feminine name 84% of the time.[65] Keywords: feminine inclined, two syllables

Kentucky. American English. From the place name of the US State, from the Native American Iroquois word, meaning "Prairie," or from Native American Ojibwe, meaning "Land of our fathers."[66][67][68]

Kenwood. English. Meaning "Royal guardian" in Old English (Cyneweard).[69] Keywords: nobility, two syllables

Keone. Hawaiian. Meaning "The homeland" in Hawaiian.[70]

Kern. German. From the surname. Meaning "A seed of grain."[71] Keywords: earth, farm, nature, plant.

Kerr. Scottish. From the surname, from the place name. Meaning "From the rough ground."[72] Keywords: earth, one syllable

Kerry. English. From the place name of the Irish county, Ciarraí, meaning "Ciar's people." Variants: Kerrie.[73][9] US SSA data shows about 88,816 people with this name, and use as a feminine name 52% of the time.[74] Keywords: neutral inclined, two syllables

Keshet (קֶשֶׁת). Hebrew. Meaning "Rainbow" in Hebrew.[75] Today, the rainbow flag is a symbol of LGBT people. Keywords: gender variance, nature, sky, two syllables

Kham (ຄຳ). Lao. Meaning "Gold" in Lao.[76] Very rare in the US, SSA data shows about 30 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 84% of the time.[77] Keywords: earth, masculine inclined, one syllable, treasure

Khamphet (ຄຳເພັດ). Lao. Meaning "Gold gem" or "Gold diamond."[78] Keywords: earth, treasure, two syllables

Khayrat (خيرات). Arabic. Meaning "Good deeds" in Arabic.[79][9] Keywords: two syllables, virtue

Khurshid (خورشید). Persian. Meaning "Shining sun." The name of an angel. Variant: Khorshid. [80][9] Keywords: angel, light, sky, sun, Zoroastrianism

Ki. Notable nonbinary people with this name include the British actor Ki Griffin.[81][82]

Kijana. African, Kiswahili. Meaning "Youth" in Kiswahili.[83] US SSA data shows about 393 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 67% of the time.[84] Keywords: neutral inclined, three syllables

Killian. Irish. A form of the name Cillian. Meaning "A monk's cell."[85]

Kim. 1. English. A neutral name that can be short for neutral Kimberly or masculine Kimball. Variants: Kimbra, Kimmie, Kimmy, Kym.[86] 2. Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish. In these countries, this is a masculine name, a short form derived from the Biblical Hebrew name Jehoiachin (יְהוֹיָכִין), meaning "God establishes."[87] 3. Vietnam. In this country this is a feminine name, meaning "Gold."[88] The name Kim appears in other cultures as well, each with their own views on whether it is masculine, feminine, or neutral. In the US, SSA data shows that it is feminine 85% of the time.[89] Notable genderqueer people with this name include American singer Kym Register.[90]

Kimani. African, Kenyan. Meaning "Sailor, adventurer" in the language of the Kukiyu tribe in Kenya.[91] US SSA data shows about 2,492 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 53% of the time.[92] Keywords: courage, nautical, neutral inclined, three syllables

Kingsley. English. From the surname, from the place name Cyningesleah. Meaning "King's meadow" in Old English.[9] US SSA data shows about 2,587 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 85% of the time.[93] Keywords: earth, masculine inclined, nobility, two syllables

Kipling. English. From the surname. Meaning "From Cuppel's people."[94] Keywords: two syllables

Kirabo. Eastern African, Ganda. Meaning "Gift" in Luganda.[95][9] Keywords: three syllables

Kiran. Indian. Hindi, Marathi, and Nepali (किरण). Kannada (ಕಿರಣ್). Telugu (కిరణ్). Malayalam (കിരൺ). Tamil (கிரன்). Gujarati (કિરણ). Urdu (کرن). From the Sanskrit word kirana (किरण), meaning "Dust," "Thread," or "Sunbeam."[96] US SSA data shows about 3,405 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 52% of the time.[97] Keywords: earth, light, neutral inclined, sun, two syllables

Kirby. English. From the English surname, from the place name, meaning "church settlement" in Old Norse.[98] US SSA data shows 14,218 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 80% of the time.[99] Keywords: masculine inclined, two syllables

Kisembo. Eastern African, Tooro. Meaning "Gift" in Rutooro.[100][101] Keywords: three syllables

Kiss. English. A modern name. Meaning "An affectionate touch" in English.[102] Keywords: love, one syllable

Kit. English. Neutral short form of masculine name Christopher and feminine name Katherine.[103] US SSA data shows about 3,154 people with this name, and use as a masculine name 67% of the time.[104] Keywords: neutral inclined, one syllable

Knight. English. From the surname. Meaning "Warrior."[105] US SSA data shows about 218 people with this given name.[106] Keywords: nobility, occupation, one syllable

Konani. Hawaiian. Meaning "Bright" in Hawaiian.[107][9] Keywords: three syllables

Kondwani. Southern African, Chewa, Tumbuka. Meaning "Be happy, rejoice" in Chewa and Tumbuka.[108] Keywords: emotion, happiness, positivity, three syllables

Kris. English, Flemish, and Danish. Short for many masculine, feminine, and neutral names, such as Christopher, Christina, Christian, Kristina, Kristian, Kistroffer, and so on. All of these derive from Christian names referring to Jesus Christ. The word "Christ" (from Greek Christos Χριστός) means "Anointed." Variants: Chris, Kristi, Kristie, Kristy.[109] US SSA data shows about 24,923 people named Kris, and use as a feminine name 51% of the time.[110] Keywords: Christian, neutral inclined, one syllable, religious, spiritual, two syllables. Notable genderqueer people with this name include American author Kris Ripper.[111]

Kulap (กุหลาบ). Thai. Meaning "Rose" in Thai.[112] Keywords: beauty, flower, nature, plant, two syllables

Kumbukani. Southern African, Chewa. Meaning "Remember" in Chewa.[113]

Kunzang (ཀུན་བཟང). Tibetan, Bhutanese. Meaning "All good, ever excellent" in Tibetan.[114]

Kusuma. Indonesian. Meaning "Flower" in Sanskrit ( कुसुम ).[115] Keywords: flower, nature, plant, three syllables

Kyrie. American English. A modern name derived from a Christian prayer in Greek, Kyrie eleison, meaning "Lord, have mercy."[116] US SSA data shows about 3,861 people with this name, and use as a feminine name 68% of the time.[117] Keywords: Christian, modern, neutral inclined, religious, spiritual, three syllables, two syllables

Kyung (경). Korean. Meaning "Honor," or other meanings depending on the hanja characters used to spell it. Also transliterated as Gyeong.[118][119] In the US, the name is rare at about 105 people. US SSA data shows it is used as a feminine name 83% of the time.[120] Keywords: feminine inclined, one syllable, virtue

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