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English, Scandinavian, Scottish


Looking for a handsome and robust name for your baby boy? Then Kenneth could be your pick. From the Irish Gaelic names Cainnech and Cináed, meaning ‘handsome’ and ‘fiery’, Kenneth is a popular name in a lot of Scandinavia as well as Scotland. Shortened to Ken or Kenny, it can be versatile as well as cosmopolitan.

Rank in the year 2015

Kenneth was ranked #358 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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