Keith Name Meaning & Origin

Keith

Pronunciation: KEETH (key)

Origin of the name Keith:

Transferred use of the Scottish surname originating from several place-names which are of uncertain derivation. Keith might be formed from a Gaelic root meaning "the wind" or "wood." The use of Keith as a given name dates to the 19th century.

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Meanings and history of the name Keith

Celtic/Gaelic "Warrior Descending"
Old Welsh "from the forest"

Famous real-life people named Keith

Keith Richards, Rolling Stones guitarist
Keith Moon, Who drummer
Keith Lockhart, conductor of the Boston Pops
Keith Olbermann, American Journalist
Keith Harkin, singer, songwriter, accomplished guitarist, surfer, member of Celtic Thunder
Keith Urban, country singer

Keith in song, story & screen

Keith "Two-Bit" Mathews, character from "The Outsiders"

Keith Dick, character played by Chris Lilley in the Netflix Original comedy "Lunatics"

Keith Partridge, David Cassidy's character on "The Partridge Family"

Keith Mars, the father character on" Veronica Mars"

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