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Kenna /ken-na/ as a girls' name is pronounced KEN-ah. It is of American, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kenna is "fire born; good-looking". Feminine of Kenneth, probably influenced by Jenna.


Kenna has 4 variants: Kenina, Kennette, Kennia and Kennina.

Affiliated girl name: Kendra.

Kenna has 3 more alternative forms via Jenna: Genna, Jena and Jennah.

Kreatif forms: Kayna, Kenla, Kyna. [more]

pinHow popular is Kenna?

Kenna is a very prominent first name for females (#1925 out of 4276, Top 45%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#15473 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name statistics of Kenna for girls. Kenna entered the list in 2000 and reached its peak rank of #750 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is presently at #842. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kenna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kenna outside U.S.

Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Kenna and affiliated names. Kendra (#259 from current records), Jenna (#266), Kenneth and Jena are the prominent related forms of Kenna (#842 from current records). Other forms, like Jennah, are uncommon. These relations of Kenna were popular as baby names 3 decades ago (median #544) and are somewhat less popular today (#673, 28.3%). Jenna has been the most prevalent, though Kendra is currently more regularly used, while Jena is now somewhat dated.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kenna, Jena, Jenna, Kendra, Kenneth in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jenna, Kendra outside U.S.

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Kenna is pronounced similarly to Canna, Conni, Conny, Kani, Kayana, Keana, Keena, Keiana, Kenia, Kennya, Kenya, Keonna, Kiana, Kiani, Kianna, Kina, Kinna, Kiona, Kionah, Kioni, Kionna, Konny, Qiana, Queena and Quenna. Other recommended similar baby names are Anna, Deana, Deanna, Deena, Denna, Deona, Donna, Gena, Hanna, Hena, Janna, Karenna, Kecia, Keira, Kelda, Kenda, Kendal, Kenza, Kesha, Keva, Keyne, Lena, Lenna, Leyna, Linna, Lonna, Meena, Mena, Nenna, Penina, Penna, Ranna, Reanna, Sanna, Sena, Sienna, Teanna, Teena, Teina, Tena, Teona, Teyna, Tunna, Vanna, Venna, Verna, Wanna, Yanna, Zena and Zenna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kenna.