Keith (given name)

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Keith
Pronunciation /ˈkθ/ KEETH
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Celtic
Meaning "wood, forest", "from the battleground"

Keith is a masculine given name. It comes from a Scottish surname, which is derived from a place name meaning "large woods, forest."[1] Keith was the 298th most common name given to newborn boys in the United States in 2007.[2]

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  1. ^ Hanks, P; Hardcastle, K.; & Hodges, F. (2006). A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press.
  2. ^ Popular baby names