Kanye (name)

Kanye /ˈkɑːnj/ is a Yoruba name meaning "next in line to the chieftaincy". It is also an Igbo name meaning "Let's give" or to give honor, tribute.

Kanye
Pronunciation/ˈkɑːnj/
GenderMale
Origin
Word/name
MeaningLet's give (God praise), together (togetherness)
Region of originNigeria, South Africa
Other names
Related namesAdekanye, Kainene

Further Kanye means "Once" or "One time". It also means "together" or "togetherness" in the Nguni languages (Ndebele, Xhosa, Zulu) of South Africa.

Kanye also means “Disgust” in the Ewe language of Ghana/Togo.

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