What does Kenna mean?
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.
Affiliated girl name: Kendra.Creative forms:
(female) Kelna, Kenka, ..
(male) Kenka, Kennoa, .. Middle name pairings:
Kenna Pamela (K.P.), ..
How 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)
Kenna entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #676 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Jenna (#298 from current records), Kendra (#342), Kenneth, Jennah, Jena and Genna are the prominent related forms of Kenna (#676 from current records). These relations of Kenna were popular as baby names a decade ago (median #1101) and are now significantly less popular (#1330, ▼74.7%). Kendra has been the most prevalent, though Jenna is currently more regularly used, while forms such as Jenna are now somewhat dated.
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 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.See names in meaning and etymology.