What does Kenny mean?
Associated with: surname.
Related boy name: Ken.Creative forms:
(male) Kainy, Kanny, ..
(female) Kenin, Kenne, .. Middle name pairings:
Kenny Masen (K.M.), ..
How popular is Kenny?
Kenny is a very prominent first name for males (#324 out of 1220, Top 26%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#1972 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Kenny entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #214 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is currently at #890. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Kenny (#890 in recent rankings) are Kenneth (#199 in recent rankings), Kendrick (#366), Kendall (#780), Ken (#1751), Kennith, Kendal and Kenney. These relations of Kenny were at the height of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (median #683) and are now much less popular (#1248, ▼87%), with forms like Kenny going out of style. Kendrick is the most trendy name for newborns in this list.
Kenny▼ is alike in pronunciation to Coney, Conwy, Kana, Kano, Kanoa, Keanu, Kennie, Kenway and Keoni. Other suggested similar names are Benny▼, Berny, Danny▼, Denny▼, Donny▼, Glenny, Jonny, Karny (see Kearney), Kealy, Kean, Keane, Kearny, Keary, Keely, Keen, Keene, Kelby, Kelly▼, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Kenan, Kenji, Kenley, Kenly, Kenn, Kennady, Kennan, Kennedy, Kenner, Kennon, Kennt, Kent▼, Kentt (see Kent), Keon, Kerby, Kern, Kerry▼, Key, Keyne, Lanny▼, Lenny, Lonny, Manny, Renny, Ronny▼, Sonny▲, Sunny, Tenny and Vinny. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kenny.