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What does Kennet mean?

Kennet \k(en)-net\ as a boys' name. Kennet's name origins are Irish and Gaelic, and the name Kennet means "fire born; good-looking". Kennet is a derivative of Kenneth (Irish, Gaelic): Art historian Kenneth Clark.


Kennet has 1 variant: Kennett.

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


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

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Kennet and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Kennet (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Ken, Kenneth (#191 in 2014), Kennith and Kenny (#839). These boy names were at the top of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.7338%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2425%, down 67%), with the versions Ken, Kennith and Kenny becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 similar baby names are Bennet, Dennet, Kennedy, Kenner, Kenney, Kennt, Kent, Kentt and Sennet. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kennet.