Name Cay Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Cay


Cay is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Cay thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Cay?

The origin of the name Cay as a form of Kay is not clear. It is presumably a Frisian short form of Gerard or Nikolaus, but also of the Latin name Cajetanus and is of Celtic origin. It is a name for boys and seldom for girls (from Latin Cajetana or Katharina).

What does the name Cay mean?

Cay means “warrior” (from Frisian “kempe”), “victory of the people” (from Nikolaus), “brave spearman” (from Gerard), “from the town Gaeta” (from Cajetanus), in Celtic “spear bearer/thrower”. For girls, Cay means “from the town Gaeta” (from Cajetana) or “pure” (from Katharina).

Pronunciation of Cay

Variants of the name Cay

Cai Kai Kaj Kay

Popularity of the name Cay

The name Cay is ranked #1976 overall.

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