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What does Kennet mean?

Kennet /ken-net/ as a boys' name means "fire born; good-looking". Kennet is a version of Kenneth (Irish, Gaelic): Art historian Kenneth Clark.

Associated with: fire, good


Kennet has 1 variant: Kennett.

Kennet has 3 more alternative forms via Kenneth: Ken, Kennith and Kenny.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Kenet, Kernnet, ..

(female) Kendia, Kenne, ..

How popular is Kennet?

Kennet is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Kennet is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of Kennet and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Kennet (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Ken (#1771 in 2014), Kenneth (#191), Kennith and Kenny (#839). These relations of Kennet were at the top of their popularity 6 decades ago (average #261) and are now much less common (#1200, 91% less usage), with versions such as Ken becoming less stylish. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ken, Kenneth, Kennith, Kenny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kennet and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Recommended names are Benet, Benne, Bennet, Bennett, Bennt, Bernet, Dennes, Dennet, Denney, Gannet, Kannen, Keane, Keene, Keenen, Kendel, Kenedi, Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenley, Kenn, Kennady, Kennan, Kennedey, Kennedy, Kennelm (see Kenelm), Kenner, Kenney, Kennie, Kennon, Kennt, Kent, Kentt (see Kent), Keyne, Kinney, Knut, Konner, Renne, Sennet, Sennett and Tennent. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kennet.