Keith Name Meaning & Origin
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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Celtic/Gaelic "Warrior Descending"
Old Welsh "from the forest"
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