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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 9 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: French

Meaning: Quay means 'wharf' or 'do...

Pronunciation: kweɪ, /kweɪ/, K IY

Popularity Rank: #97,443

On this page:

  • 1. Quay Meaning
  • 2. Quay Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Quay
  • 4. Translations of Quay
  • 5. Quay Name Popularity
  • 6. Quay popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Quay
  • 8. Quay Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Quay

Quay Meaning

Derived from the French word 'quai', meaning 'wharf' or 'dock'. Can also be a variation of the name 'Wayne', meaning 'wagon maker' or 'cart driver'.

Quay also means "Quay means 'wharf' or 'dock' in French or a variation of 'Wayne' meaning 'wagon maker' or 'cart driver'.".

Quay is commonly found in United States of America, Malaysia, Singapore, and 18 more countries.

Quay Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: kweɪ

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /kweɪ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: K IY

K: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Quay?

Learn how to pronounce Quay correctly by listening to our 9 audio pronunciations. Click to hear each pronunciation as many times as you need to master it.

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  • French (France)
    French (France)
  • Italian (Italy)
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  • Mandarin Chinese
    Mandarin Chinese

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Translations of Quay

Quay Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Quay is recorded 246 times globally, ranking it as the 97,443th most common name worldwide.

Quay is most prevalent in United States of America, with 175 occurrences, making it the 11,214th most popular name in the country.

In United States of America, the name Quay is found among 1 in every 10338 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Quay Popularity by Country

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United States of America#11,2141 : 10,338
Malaysia#27,9731 : 68,641

List of countries the name Quay is rarely found

Quay popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Quay from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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Quay Name Poster

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Names similar to Quay


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