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50 Knockout Girl Names Starting with K

Nov 9, 2021

50 Knockout Girl Names Starting with K

AHEAD: The ultimate list of “K” girl names.

If you’re looking for a beautiful girl’s name starting with the letter K, you’re in the right place!

Get excited because I’m about to save you a whole lot of time scouring the internet for the perfect K name.

Below, I’ve rounded up every single K name that’s even the slightest bit modern and cool.

For each name, you’ll also find its meaning and current popularity in the United States.

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Interestingly, there are very few super popular girls’ names that begin with K. There are only two names in the top 100—Kinsley and Kennedy. There are just four names in the top 200—Kylie, Katherine, Khloe, and Kimberly.

Unsurprisingly, three of those are held by the Kardashian/Jenner clan.

Whether you love or hate those names, there are still plenty of others to choose from on this all-encompassing list of K girl names.

Feel free to use the Table of Contents to jump to a specific style, or keep on scrolling and view all of these adorable girl names starting with K.

K girl names

Short girl names starting with K

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These short girl names that start with K are just 4 letters long! Most of them are two syllables.

Kaia

  • Name meaning: The sea.
  • Popularity: #302

Kali

  • Name meaning: Black one.
  • Popularity: #252

Kara

  • Name meaning: Love.
  • Popularity: #671

Kate

  • Name meaning: Pure.
  • Popularity: #411

Kaya

  • Name meaning: Eldest sister or wealthy.
  • Popularity: This “K” name hasn’t ranked since 2019.

Kira

  • Name meaning: Throne.
  • Popularity: #384

Kora

  • Name meaning: Maiden.
  • Popularity: #492

Kyla

  • Name meaning: Narrow land.
  • Popularity: #490

If you like these cute K girl names, you might also like this list of one-syllable girl names.

Gender-neutral names starting with K

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Nonbinary names are definitely “in” right now, and I’m all about this! Here are some cool options that start with the letter K…

Kai

  • Name meaning: Hawaiian for “sea”.
  • Popularity: This cute “K” name ranks #794 girls and #93 for boys.

Kamden

  • Name meaning: Winding valley.
  • Popularity: This “K” baby name ranks #478 for boys. It is not ranking for girls.

Kamryn

  • Name meaning: Crooked nose.
  • Popularity: Kamryn ranks #459 for girls. The similar name Cameron ranks #64 for boys.

Karsyn

  • Name meaning: Child of marsh-dwellers.
  • Popularity: Karsyn ranks #612 for girls. The similar name Carson ranks #84 for boys.

Kasey or Kacie

  • Name meaning: Vigilant or watchful.
  • Popularity: This name starting with “K” is not ranking in the top 1000 baby names for either gender.

Kendall

  • Name meaning: Valley of the river Kent.
  • Popularity: Kendall ranks #314 for girls. The name hasn’t ranked for boys since 2018.

Kensley

  • Name meaning: King’s meadow.
  • Popularity: This “K” name ranks #453 for girls and is not ranking for boys.

Kingsley

  • Name meaning: From the king’s meadow.
  • Popularity: This “K” baby name ranks #630 for boys and is not ranking for girls.

Kinley

  • Name meaning: Warrior.
  • Popularity: #431

Koa

  • Name meaning: Hawaiian for “warrior”.
  • Popularity: Koa ranks #587 for boys and is not ranking for girls.

Korbyn

  • Name meaning: Raven or little crow.
  • Popularity: This “K” name ranks #991 for boys and is not ranking for girls.

Kori

  • Name meaning: From the hollow.
  • Popularity: Kori ranks #780 for girls. The similar name Corey ranks #535 for boys.

Kyle

  • Name meaning: Narrow.
  • Popularity: This short “K” name ranks #313 for boys and is not ranking for girls.

If you like gender-neutral baby names starting with the letter “K”, you might also like this list of hippie names.

Unique girl names starting with K

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Here are some unique baby names starting with K that are uncommon without being too out there…

Kadence

  • Name meaning: Rhythm or flow.
  • Popularity: #1000

Kaylin

  • Name meaning: Pure, slender, or fair.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name beginning with “K” hasn’t ranked since 2019.

Keiki

  • Name meaning: Hawaiian for “child”.
  • Popularity: This girls’ name starting with “K” is not ranking in the top 1000 baby names.
 

Kensington

  • Name meaning: Part of London, England.
  • Popularity: This baby name that starts with the letter “K” is not currently popular for girls in the U.S.

Kerri

  • Name meaning: Dark and mysterious.
  • Popularity: This “K” name is not currently popular for baby girls in the U.S.

Kimber

  • Name meaning: Bold family.
  • Popularity: #682

If you like unique girl names with K as the first letter, you might also like this list of edgy names.

Timeless girl names starting with K

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Last but not least, these timeless girl names starting with K have stood the test of time. They don’t tend to evoke any particular decade.

Kaitlyn

  • Name meaning: Pure.
  • Popularity: #487

Karina

  • Name meaning: Pure.
  • Popularity: #611

Kassidy

  • Name meaning: Curly-haired.
  • Popularity: #652
 

Katalina

  • Name meaning: Pure.
  • Popularity: #557

Keira

  • Name meaning: Little dark one.
  • Popularity: #464

Kelsey

  • Name meaning: Ship’s victory or Cenel’s Island.
  • Popularity: #527

Kendra

  • Name meaning: Knowledge.
  • Popularity: #551

Kiera

  • Name meaning: Little dark one.
  • Popularity: This “K” name hasn’t ranked since 2019.

Kimberly

  • Name meaning: From the royal meadow.
  • Popularity: #185

Kristen

  • Name meaning: Christian.
  • Popularity: This “K” name hasn’t ranked since 2015.

If you like these timeless K girl names, you might also like this list of Victorian girl names.

More baby names for girls

Before we get to middle name ideas, here are a few related articles that may be helpful if you’re still looking for the perfect name.

Middle name ideas for “K” girl names

Here are some beautiful first + middle name combinations for a girl’s name with K as the first letter.

 

 

Kadence Ivory
Kai Lennox
Kaia Brooke
Kaitlyn Avery
Kali Olivia
Kamden Aubrey
Kamila Blaire
Kamryn Mia
Kara Hadley
Karina Blakely
Karsyn Jade
Kasey Mackenzie
Kassidy Faye
Katalina Grace
Kate Reagan
Katherine Abigail
Kaya Marie
Kayla Jade
Kaylee Juliette
Kaylin Rose
Kehlani Violet
Keiki Emerald
Keira Hailey
Kelsey Layne
Kendall Phoenix
Kendra Harlow
Kennedy Sloan
Kensington Ella
Kensley Magnolia
Kenzie Sophia
Kerri Merida
Khloe Belle
Kiara Hazel
Kiera Madelyn
Kimber Charlotte
Kimberly Paige
Kingsley Reese
Kinley Aurora
Kinsley Hart
Kira Adeline
Koa Indigo
Kora Alexandra
Korbyn Sage
Kori Piper
Kristen Penelope
Kyla Madison
Kyle Sophie
Kylie Blake

Final thoughts on K girl names

You’ve got a really big decision ahead of you, but thankfully (and hopefully) this is one of the more fun choices you get to make as a new parent!

In case you want my two cents, my favorite K names are Kenzie, Kennedy, Kira, and Kyla.

Congratulations and good luck choosing the perfect “K” girl name!

Girl Names Starting with K