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Kenneth /ken-neth/ as a boys' name is pronounced KEN-eth. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kenneth is "fire born; good-looking". Art historian Kenneth Clark; actor Kenneth Branagh.


Kenneth has 5 variants: Ken, Kennet, Kennett, Kennith and Kenny.

Affiliated boy name: Kenn.

Kenneth has 1 feminine form: Kenna.

Kreatif forms: Keeneth, Kerneth, Kinneth. [more]

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Kenneth is a very prominent first name for men (#17 out of 1220, Top 1%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#33090 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Kenneth for boys. Kenneth reached its apex position of #15 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is at #191 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Kenneth and corresponding names. Popular related forms of Kenneth (#191 from recent data) are Kenny (#839 from recent data), Kennith and Ken. These relations of Kenneth were favored as birth names during 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.734%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.243%, 67%), with the versions Kenny, Ken and Kennith becoming less trendy.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kenneth, Ken, Kennith, Kenny in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Bennet, Bennett, Cleneth, Dennet, Jereth, Kannen, Keane, Keene, Keenen, Keith, Kendel, Kendell, Kenedi, Kenelm, Kenhelm, Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenleigh, Kenley, Kennady, Kennan, Kennard, Kennedey, Kennedy, Kennelm, Kenner, Kenney, Kennie, Kennon, Kennt, Kent, Kentt, Keyne, Kinnell, Kinney, Kleanth, Konner, Sennet and Sennett. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kenneth.