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


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

What is the origin of the name Kaj?

The origin of the name Kaj, as a form of Kai, 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 Kaj mean?

Kaj 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, Kaj means “from the town Gaeta” (from Cajetana) or “pure” (from Katharina).

Pronunciation of Kaj

Variants of the name Kaj

Cai Cay Kai Kay

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Popularity of the name Kaj

The name Kaj is ranked #1260 overall.

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