Kanye (name)

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Kanye
Pronunciation /ˈkɑːnj/
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Igbo people
Meaning Let's give (God praise)
Region of origin Nigeria
Other names
Related names Adekanye, Kainene

Kanye /ˈkɑːnj/ is an Igbo name meaning "Let's give" or to give honor, tribute.

Further Kanye means "Once" or "One time" in the Nguni languages (Ndebele, Xhosa, Zulu) of South Africa.

Kanye also means “Disgust” in the Ewe language of Ghana/Togo.

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