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Meaning and name origin

Kenna \k(en)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced KEN-ah. It is of American origin. Feminine of Kenneth (Irish, Gaelic) "fire born; good-looking", probably influenced by Jenna.


Kenna has 4 variant forms: Kenina, Kennina, Kennette and Kennia.

For more information, see also the related girl name Kendra.


Kenna is a very popular first name for females (#1925 out of 4276, Top 45%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#15462 out of 88799, Top 17%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kenna for girls (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kenna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kendra (#259), Jenna (#266), Kenna (#842) and Kenneth. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Kenna is also pronounced similarly to Canna, Keana, Keanna, Keeana, Keena, Keiana, Kena, Keni, Kenia, Kennah, Kennya, Kenya, Keona, Keonna, Kiana, Kianna, Kina, Kinna, Kiona, Kionna, Konny and Quenna. Other suggested similar baby names are Denna, Genna, Kenda, Kenza, Keyne, Lenna, Nenna, Penna, Venna and Zenna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kenna.