Kye Family History
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Kye Name Meaning
English: unexplained; possibly a respelling of Kay 6, a shortened form of Scottish and Irish McKay. Korean: There is only one Chinese character and one clan for the Kye family name. According to the Kye family genealogy, the clan was founded by a Ming Dynasty government official named Kye Sok-son who migrated to Koryo and settled in today’s Suan County of Hwanghae Province. The majority of bearers of the Kye family name today live in North Korea.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press