Boy name origins & meanings
- English : Peaceful
- Dutch : Archer
- Irish : The narrows; a wood; a church
Family name origins & meanings
- English : unexplained; possibly a respelling of Kay 6, a shortened form of Scottish and Irish McKay.
- Korean : There is only one Chinese character and one clan for the Kye family name. According to the Kye family genealogy, the clan was founded by a Ming Dynasty government official named Kye Sŏk-son who migrated to Koryŏ and settled in today’s Suan County of Hwanghae Province. The majority of bearers of the Kye family name today live in North Korea.