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"KEN" baby names beginning or starting with Ken- are used more often as masculine names.

Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during 1960-1969 (adoption of 0.08%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.03%, 62% less), but with names such as Kent becoming less in vogue. Kendrick (#334) is the most fashionable birth name in this list. Kenkel (top 22%) and Kenagy (32%) are conventional Ken- last names.

Here is the list of Ken- names for girls.


pinKeenan - Kenyatta

Page 1/2 of 21 Ken- grouped names.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ken- names: Ken, Kenan, Kendal, Kendall, Kendell

[Kennan, Kennon, .. 5 more] Forms of Keenan 1 Derived fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Ancient." Kennon (cf. Kinkennon) is a popular -non suffix last name. ..

Ken [Kennan, Kenney, Kennie, Kenny] 2 Based on English language. Short form of names beginning with .. Ken (upper 30%), Kennan (28%), Kenney (1%), Kennie (41%) and Kenny (1%) occur regularly as surnames.

Kenan 3 Based on Hebrew language. "Acquire." Kenan is uncommon as a male name, occurring commonly (upper 20%) as a last name. See also Kelan.

Kendall [Kendal, Kendale, Kendel, Kendell, Kendill, Kendyl, Kendle, Kendyll, Kenny] 4 From Old English. "The Kent river valley." Widely used, with usage of 0.0407% for Kendall and variants as baby names in 2014, but lower than 0.0555% the previous year.

Kendrew 5 From Scottish. "Man, warrior." Not in Top 1000. See also Keondre. ..

Kendrick [Ken, Kendric, Kendricks, Kendrik, Kendrix, Kenny, Kendryck, Kenrick, Kenrick, Kenricks, Kenrik] 6 From Welsh language. "Greatest champion." Kendrick (top 1%), Kenny (1%), Kendricks (11%), Kendrix (29%) and Ken (30%) appear commonly as last names. ..

Kenelm [Kenhelm, Kennelm] 7 Based on Old English language. "Brave helmet." Not Top 1000 names. ..

Kenji [Kenjiro] 8 Source fr. Japanese language. "Intelligent second son; strong and vigorous." Kenji and Kenjiro were not among 2014's Top names. ..

Kenley [Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenleigh, Kenlie, Kenly] 9 From Old English language. "The king's meadow." Not in popularity charts.

Kenn 10 Stems fr. Welsh. "Bright water." Rather quirky as a baby name, Kenn is found more conventionally as a surname. See also Khan. ..

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ken- names: Kendrick, Kennedy, Kenneth, Kenney, Kennith

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ken- names: Kenny, Kent, Kenton, Kenyatta

Kennard [Kendon, Kennaird, Kenner] 11 Derivative of Old English. "Brave guard." Kennard (top 4%) and Kenner (5%) appear often as surnames.

Kennedy [Kenedi, Kennady, Kennedey, .. 2 more] 12 Derivative of Irish, Gaelic word. "Helmet head; ugly head." Usage of Kenedi and form was well-received among parents in the 1960s and is now less. ..

Kenneth [Ken, Kennet, Kennett, Kennith, Kenny] 13 Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Fire born; good-looking." Kennet and form were favored 54 years ago and are less widespread today, with Kennith becoming less trendy.

Kenny [Kenney, .. 1 more] 14 Surname and nickname of Kendall, Kendrick .. Kenny is a frequently occurring (top 26%) men's name, whereas Kenney is scarcely used.

Kent [Kennt, Kentrell, Kentt] 15 Root fr. Old English. "Edge." Kent appears commonly (top 1%) as a last name.

Kentaro 16 From Japanese. "Sharp; big boy." Kentaro is not a Top 1000 name.

Kenton [Kentan, Kentin] 17 Derived fr. Old English language. "The royal settlement." Not Top 1000 names.

Kenward 18 From Old English. "Brave or royal guardian." Kanward, Kelward and Keward are kreatif forms.

Kenway 19 From Old English word. "Brave or royal fighter." Kenway is uncommon as a boys' name. See also Kenney.

Kenyatta 20 Used as homage to Jomo Kenyatta .. A moderately quaint children's name, Kenyatta occurs more often as a last name.



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Summary of names (grouped by variations) for Ken- names for boys.

Keenan - Kenyatta
Keenan [Kennan, Kennon], Ken [Kenny, Kennan, Kennie, Kenney], Kenan, Kendall [Kenny, Kendel, Kendle, Kendyl, Kendale, Kendyll, Kendell, Kendill], Kendrew, Kendrick [Kenny, Kenrik, Kenrick, Kendrik, Kendrix, Kendryck, Kenricks, ..], Kenelm [Kenhelm, Kennelm], Kenji [Kenjiro], Kenley [Kenly, Kenlee, Kenlie, Kenlea, Kenleigh], Kenn, Kennard [Kenner, Kendon, Kennaird], Kennedy [Kenedi, Kennady, Kennedey], Kenneth [Ken, Kenny, Kennet, Kennett, Kennith], Kenny [Kenney], Kent [Kentt, Kennt, Kentrell], Kentaro, Kenton [Kentan, Kentin], Kenward, Kenway, Kenyatta

Kenyon - Kenyon
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