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Kenny Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Kenny

Gender:

Boy

Pronunciation:

Ke-nny

No. Of Syllables:

2

No. Of Letters:

5

Origin & Meaning

The name Kenny is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Kenny is "handsome, fire born".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "handsome, fire born ".

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 839 in baby name popularity for boys with 264 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Kenny Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kenny has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kenny to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Kenny be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

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Related Names

Kenny is a diminutive (nickname) of Kenneth.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kenny in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kenny.

Just for fun, see the name Kenny in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kenny in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.