Caoimhe - Wikipedia
Caoimhe (/ˈk(w)iːvə/ K(W)EE-və, Irish: [ˈkiːvʲə]), pronounced Kweeva, sometimes anglicised as Kiva and pronounced as Keeva in Ulster, is an Irish feminine given name derived from Irish caomh (Old Irish cóem) "dear; noble". It means 'beautiful'. It has been well-used in English-speaking countries and particularly in Ireland.  from the same root as the masculine name Caoimhín (Kevin).
As of 2014[update], it was ranked 19th most popular name among female births in Ireland.
Notable people named Caoimhe
- Caoimhe Archibald, Irish MLA
- Caoimhe Butterly (born 1978), Irish human rights activist
- Caoimhe Guilfoyle, contestant in the 11th series of Big Brother UK, 2010
- Keeva Fennelly (born 1987), Irish camogie player and financial reporter
- Kiva Reardon (born 1987), Irish-Canadian film critic, Founder of Cléo Journal, International Film Festival Programmer.
- ^ eDIL s.v. 1 cáem
- ^ "Caoimhe: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on BabyNames.com". babynames.com. Retrieved 3 November 2022.
- ^ Ó Séaghdha, Darach (3 March 2022). "The Irish For: The rise of Rían - the latest baby names in Ireland". thejournal.ie. The Journal. Retrieved 23 May 2022.
- ^ Mike Campbell. "Behind the Name: Popularity for the name Caoimhe". Behind the Name.