Keith

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kiːθ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iːθ

Proper noun[edit]

Keith (countable and uncountable, plural Keiths)

  1. (countable) A Scottish surname​.
  2. (countable) A male given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A placename.
    1. A town in Moray council area, Scotland.
    2. A town in south-east South Australia.

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Quotations[edit]

  • 1815 Sir Walter Scott: The Lord of the Isles:
    Behind them, screened in sheltering wood,
    The gallant Keith, Lord Marshal, stood:
    His men-at-arms bear mace and lance,
    And plumes that wave, and helms that glance.
  • 2005 Andrew L. Brown: Overcoming Adversity: Your Dreams Matter. →ISBN page 35:
    My middle name, Keith, is music to my ears. It's like jazz on a cool summer night. My very closest family members call me Keith for short.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English Keith, probably from Celtic.

Proper noun[edit]

Keith

  1. a male given name from the Celtic languages