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What does Kennett mean?

Kennett Pronunciation of Kennett [ken-nett] as a name for boys. The meaning of Kennett is "fire born; good-looking". Kennett is an alternate spelling of Kenneth (Irish, Gaelic): Art historian Kenneth Clark.

Associated with: fire, good.


Kennett has 1 variant: Kennet.

2 more related forms via Kenneth: Kennith and Kenny.

Creative forms:
(male) Kinett, Konett, ..

(female) Kente, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kennett Bronson (K.B.), ..

How popular is Kennett?

Kennett is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#12911 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kenneth (#199 from current records), Kennith and Kenny (#890) are the popular alternative forms of Kennett (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Kennett were popular with parents 65 years ago (median #259) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1029, down 91%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arnett, Barnett, Beckett, Benett, Bennet, Bennett, Bernett, Burnett, Dennet, Gannett, Garnett, Gelett, Hamnett, Hewett, Hewlett, Jerett, Jerrett, Kannen, Keane, Keene, Keenen, Kendel, Kendell, Kenedi, Kenelm, Kenhelm, Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenley, Kenn, Kennady, Kennan, Kennard, Kennedey, Kennedy, Kennelm (see Kenelm), Kenner, Kenney, Kennie, Kennon, Kennt, Kent, Kentt (see Kent), Kenyatta, Keyne, Kinnell, Kinney, Kleinert, Konner, Leggett, Merrett, Sennet, Sennett and Tennent. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kennett.

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