[ 1 syll. kee-fe, ke-efe ] The baby boy name Keefe is pronounced Kiy-F †. Keefe is of Irish Gaelic and Germanic origin, and it is predominantly used in the English and Irish languages. From Irish Gaelic roots, its meaning is 'descendent of Caomh, descendent of the handsome one; noble'. The first name is from an Irish surname derived from Ó Caoimh meaning 'descendent of Caomh'; Caomh means 'handsome' in Irish Gaelic. The name Keefe could also be from the Irish for 'noble'.
In addition, Keefe is a derivative (English) of the Hebrew and English Kiefer.
Keefe is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Keefe: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"