Kenny: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Kenny

A diminutive of the Scottish/Irish name Kenneth, meaning either "handsome" or "born of fire." And of course you'll think your little Kenny is the handsomest boy ever to walk the face of the earth, because that's what parents do.

Nicknames:

Ken.

Famous people named Kenny:

Actor Kenny Yates; singers Kenny Chesney, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Kenny Rogers, and Kenny Loggins; sports journalist Kenny Mayne.

Fun fact:

Any '90s teen will remember the animated series "South Park" and its often-killed, but never permanently, character Kenny.

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