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Kei is a name of African origin. The meaning of Kei is ‘sandy’ or ‘white’. It is a unisex name. The name Kei is also found in Japanese, where it means ‘blesses’ or ‘respect’ or ‘joyous’. The name Kei is also used as a pet name for the name Keiko. It is also found in Hawaiian, where it means ‘one’s pride and glory’.

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African

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Keita is a name of African origin. The meaning of Keita is ‘offspring’ or ‘blessing’. It is a unisex name. It is also found in Japanese, where it means ‘a great mercy’ or a ‘great blessing’.

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African

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Kendi is a name of African origin. The meaning of Kendi is ‘one who is greatly loved’ or ‘the loved one’. It is a unisex name. It is a traditional name amongst the Meru community in Kenya.

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African

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Kiho is a name of African origin. The meaning of Kiho is ‘fog’ or ‘born on a foggy day’. It is a unisex name. The name is also found in Japanese, where Kiho means ‘hope’ or ‘beg’ or ‘sail’.

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African

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Kijana is a name of African Swahili origin. In the African Swahili language, the meaning of Kijana is ‘youthful one’ or ‘full of youth’. It is a unisex name. The name Kijana is a traditional name in the Swahili tribe who live in Eastern Africa mainly on the Swahili Coast in the countries of Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Madagascar. Well-known personalities with the name include Kijana Carter (former NFL player), Michael Kijana Wamalwa (former Vice-President of Kenya), and Kijana Delano Hoever (Dutch footballer who plays in the EPL).

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African

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African

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The name Kinfe has African origins and is gender-neutral. The meaning of Kinfe is ‘wing’ and it has roots in the Ethiopian Amharic language. A notable personality to share the name is the politician and academic Kinfe Abraham from Ethiopia. Also, Kinfe Gebremedhin who played a prominent role during the Civil War in Ethiopia.

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African

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The meaning of Kione is 'he who comes from nowhere' or 'whose belongings or origin is unknown'. It is a name that originated from Africa and it most commonly found in countries that speak Twi. You pronounced the name as 'kaa-yan'.

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African

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The meaning of Kirabo is 'a gift from the god' or 'a present from the Lord'. The name has African origins and it is pronounced as 'krr-rabo'. There are several famous people by this name, such as Vincent Kirabo Amooti. He is Ugandan and serves as a bishop to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Hoima. Another is Noeline Kirabo, who is the founder of Kyusa. Their aim is to educate vulnerable young people and give them the tools and skills that they need to turn into entrepreneurs.

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African

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The name Kiros is a gender-neutral name. The roots of the name are of African origin. It's a variant of the name Cyrus. The name Kiros is mostly used in African countries and their communities across the world. The meaning of Kiros is 'the king' or 'lord' in the African languages. The name is also possibly a derivation of the Greek word Kiros, meaning 'a moment of divine time'. Kiros Alemayehu was a singer from the Tigray region of Ethiopia who sang in the language of Tigrinya.

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African

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Kitoko is a gender-neutral name. This name is of African origin and the meaning of Kitoko is 'beautiful'. It can be used as a given name or as a surname. Patrick Bibarwa, known popularly as Kitoko, is an Afrobeats and hip-hop singer from Rwanda. Ritchie Kitoko is a Belgian professional midfield player, born in Congo in Central Africa.

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African

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The name Kuron is a gender-neutral name. The roots of the name are of African origin. The name is used mostly in African countries and their communities and also few English-speaking countries all over the world. The meaning of Kuron is 'thanks' in the African dialect. Jacek Jan Kuroń, a politician of Polish descent, was one of the opposition democratic leaders in the People's Republic of Poland. Maciej Kuron was a journalist and culinary publicist from Poland. He was the host of most of the television culinary shows in Poland.

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