The village was named after the Magyar tribe Keszi.
In historical records the village was first mentioned in 1294.
The village is 75% Slovak and 25% Romani.
The records for genealogical research are available at the state archive "Statny Archiv in Nitra, Slovakia"
- Roman Catholic church records (births/marriages/deaths): 1733-1895 (parish B)
- Miloš, Marek (2011). Národnosti Uhroska [Nationalities of the Historical Kingdom of Hungary] (PDF) (in Slovak). Trnava: Filozofická fakulta Trnavskej univerzity v Trnave. p. 121. ISBN 978-80-8082-470-9.