Kenneth: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Kenneth

The English form of two Gaelic names, Cainnech and Cináed — Cainnech meaning "handsome,” and Cinaed meaning “fire.” So basically, he has a good chance of growing up to be quite the hottie.

Nicknames:

Ken, Kenny.

Famous people named Kenneth:

Designer Kenneth Cole; Nobel Prize winners Kenneth Wilson and Kenneth Arrow; actor Kenneth Branagh.

Fun fact:

Kenneth is a great choice for a future musician — just ask Kenny Rogers, Kenny Loggins, Kenny Chesney, or Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds.

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