Kanye - Meaning of Kanye

What does Kanye mean?

[ 2 syll. ka-nye, kan-ye ] The baby boy name Kanye is pronounced as KAE-NYeh- †. Kanye's language of origin is African and it is used largely in the English language. The first name is from the name of a town located in southern Botswana, Africa.

Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Kanye.

See also the related categories, english, town (village), and southern.

Kanye is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked in 2004 with 0.024% of baby boys being given the name Kanye. It was #487 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a substantial drop in popularity since then, and is of only very modest use now. Among all boy names in its family, Kanye was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Kanye include Kaegan, Kaem, Kaeme, Kagan, Kagann, Kagen, Kahan, Kaihan, Kaimee, Kaimey, Kaimi, Kaimie, Kaimy, Kaiwan, Kaiyan, Kamee, Kamen, Kamey, Kami, and Kamie.

† Pronunciation for Kanye: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"

A famous person named Kanye is Music Producer, Kanye West, born 8 June 1977, Atlanta, Georgia.

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