25 Adorable Baby Girl Names Beginning With The Letter K

If you fancy a name with the letter K, here are our favourites with everything you need to know about the name.

Some soon-to-be-parents find choosing a name an absolute minefield. It is the one thing that will be with your baby for the rest of their life, so no pressure...
Thankfully, there are many ways to narrow down picking a name, and a theme might just help you.
If you fancy a name with the letter K, here are our favourites with everything you need to know about the name.
  • Kayla - Prounouced KAY-la. The name is an Anglicized Irish surname taken from the Gaelic Mac Caollaidhe. Caol means 'slender'.
  • Kyla - A Hebrew baby name which means 'victorious'.
  • Kiaya - The origin of this name remains unknown but a submission from Illinois claims the name means 'Gift of God'.
  • Karlie - A form of Karla/Carla and the feminine name for Karl. The name is Scandinavian and means 'womanly or strength'.
  • Katia - Is a Russian diminutive of Ekaterina which means 'pure'.
  • Kadie - The name is of Celtic origin and in Irish is spelt, Kady. The name means 'first'.
  • Kenzie - Short for the Scottish name Mackenzie. However, it originates from the Gaelic name 'MacCoinnich' which means 'good-looking'.
  • Katie - A common Irish baby name meaning 'pure or clear' and is taken from the name Caitlin.
  • Kasey - An English baby name meaning 'alert or vigorous'.
  • Kaitlyn - A popular baby name here in Ireland taken from the name Catherine which means 'pure'.
  • Kiara - The Irish meaning is 'dark-haired', however, in Hindu it means 'God's precious gift'.
  • Khloe - Can also be spelt, Chloe. The name is derived from the Greek Khloē which means 'blooming or verdant'.
  • Kyra - A stunning name meaning 'lady' and many believe it is derived from the Irish name Ciarán which means 'little dark one'.
  • Keagan - A Irish baby name meaning 'a thinker or fiery'.
  • Keela - Another Irish name 'Cadhla' meaning 'beautiful or graceful'.
  • Kayleigh - Another form of Kayla and as mentioned above means 'slender'.
  • Keri - The name of a county of Ireland albeit spelt a little differently. The name means 'dusky or dark'.
  • Kacee - An English baby name meaning 'alert or vigorous'.
  • Kimberly - In English, the name means 'from the wood of the royal forest'. The name is commonly shortened to Kim which is also adorable.
  • Kiri - In Māori, Kiri means 'skin, bark or rind'.
  • Kylie - In Gaelic, this cute name means 'handsome or beautiful'.
  • Kyrah - A feminine form of the Greek name Kyros which is believed to mean 'Lord'.
  • Kate - A short form of the Greek name Ekaterina meaning 'pure or clear'.
  • Kara - In Irish, it means 'friend' however, in Italian it means 'beloved'.
  • Kendall - A name rising to fame after the popular Kardashian. The name means 'Royal valley' in old English.
We hope this helps you narrow down the long search, if not we have hundreds of names alongside their origins and meanings to choose from.
Kellie Kearney is a Dublin mammy of kids aged 2, 3, 4 and 8. A self-confessed procrastinator and picker-upper of things, Kellie's love include coffee, doughnuts, travel and sharing every day true to life moments on Instagram of her expanding family. Follow her on Instagram


Kellie Kearney

Kellie Kearney is a Dublin mammy of five kids aged newborn right up to nine. She loves coffee, cloth nappies, travel and sharing her every day true to life family moments on Instagram.

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