Kenny meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Celtic and Old English
Usage: English, Scottish, Irish, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Handsome, The Valley of the Kent, Beautiful and Wealthy, Pretty and Too: the Fire of Births
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Darling Kenny mainly is used in Danish, Irish, Finnish, Norwegian, English, Greenlandic, Scottish and Swedish aimed at both sexes, meaning of Kenny is "Handsome, The Valley of the Kent, Beautiful and Wealthy, Pretty or Too: the Fire of Births" has its origin in Old English and Celtic. Kenny is version of persistent and outstanding Kenneth. Kenneth is variation of Cinàed. Also Kenneth is a variation of Cainnech. Origin of Popular Kenneth is in Celtic and Old Irish, meaning of Kenneth is "Handsome and Pretty". Kenny is short of Kendall. Cherished Kendall mostly is used in English has its origin in Old English, meaning of Kendall is "Dael Which Means Dale Valley, Exalted Effigy and Valley of the River Kent". Kenny is short of Kendrick. Kendrick is version of The Scottish Gaelic Surname Mac Eanraig Meaning Son of Eanraig. Kendrick's meaning is Greatest Champion and Son of Henry is originated from Celtic.. Kenny is English equivalent of Its Variant Forms. It is celebrated on July 17th.

Variants of Kenny

Cenni, Kenneth, Cinàed, Cainnech, Cenet, Ken, Babba, Gitta, Bene, Cinaed, Cen, Keneisha, Babs, Bubba, Barbara, Gita, Brighid, Brigid, Brigitta, Margitta, Benae, Benedicta, Ben

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Popularity of Kenny

Kenny was a popular name in United States. Over 51215 babies have been named Kenny since 1908. At its zenith in 1960, it ranked 169th when 1942 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 171 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 500 baby names a staggering 71 times In France, Kenny was once a common name since emerging in 1953 it has been given to over 7028 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 1992,. However after 68 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, Kenny is common in Belgium where over 963 new-borns have been given the name since 1995. Presently the name is rising, in 1995, it ranked 80th when 161 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys.

Kenny is a familiar baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 500 names. In 1997, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 413 on boy names chart when 53 babies were given the name Kenny. Over 885 people have been named Kenny in England and Wales. Kenny is an uncommon baby name in Ireland where it has been in use since 1980 and achieved its top ranking of 321 in 1980. During its 21 years of usage in Switzerland, it had made up to just the top 400 boy names. There are over 190 babies that have been given the name Kenny in Switzerland.

But Kenny is a popular baby name in Malaysia where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Zambia, Venezuela, Philippines, Nigeria and England. According to our research, over 210000 babies have been named Kenny globally.

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Numerological analysis of Kenny

You can easily adapt to new people and new environments. People find it hard to get through you. You never allow yourself to explore your options, do whatever the hell you want to do at the moment, and act as you feel, and not as others expect you to act. Freedom is what's most important for you. If you have letter Y as your capstone, it reveals you love your freedom and avoid people who try to capture you or make you feel uncomfortable for living freely.

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  •  Fiachra - Boy name Fiachra means "Resembling a Raven" has origin in Celtic. Fiachra is derived from Fiacre.
  •  Quinlann - Celtic name Quinlann means "Athletic and Descendant of Caoinlean Descendant of the Slender One" is a girl name. Quinlann is resultant of Quinlan.
  •  Gilmour - Used specifically in English, Gilmour means "Servant to the Virgin Mary" used as a baby boy name is rooted from Celtic. Gilmour is derivation of Gilmore.
  •  Demond - Demond's meaning is Munster and Wealth and Protection used for both genders is originated from French and Celtic. Demond is shortened form of Desmond.
  •  Fin - Originated from Celtic, Fin generally bestowed upon boys is used mostly in Swedish and Old DanishOld SwedishFinnish. Fin is Danish and Swedish equivalent of Finnr
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Namesakes of Kenny

    Kenny Williams, African American scholar and author
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  • Kenny MacLean, Scottish-Canadian musician
  • Kenny McBain, Scottish TV director and producer
  • Kenny Page, Scottish radio broadcaster
  • Kenny Buttrey, American drummer and arranger
  • Kenny Bartram, American professional freestyle motocross rider
  • Kenny Clark, Scottish former football referee
  • Kenny Klein, American folk and country musician and a published author
  • Kenny Coolbeth, flat track motorcycle racer
  • Kenny Robinson, stand-up comic, actor, and occasional DJ
  • Kenny Trimble, member of Lawrence Welk's orchestra
  • Kenny Wormald, American dancer, reality television star and actor
  • Kenny Black, Scottish football player and manager
  • Kenny Kingston, described himself as a psychic medium
  • Kenny Hope, former football referee from Scotland
  • Kenny Milne, former Scotland rugby union player
  • Kenny Smith, professional ice hockey player
  • Kenny Jackson, former first class cricketer
  • Kenny Kost, middleweight boxer from White Bear Lake, Minnesota
  • Kenny Dalglish, Scottish former football player and manager
  • Kenny Baker, English actor and musician
  • Kenny Drew, American jazz pianist
  • Kenny Everett, British comedian
  • Kenny Rogers, American singer, songwriter, actor
  • Kenny Loggins, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • Kenny MacAskill, Scottish National Party politician
  • Kenny Dorham, American jazz trumpeter, singer, and composer
  • Kenny Anthony, Saint Lucian politician
  • Kenny Guinn, American businessman and politician
  • Kenny Clarke, American jazz drummer and bandleader
  • Kenny Sansom, former England footballer
  • Kenny Rogers, American former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Kenny Wheeler, Canadian composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player
  • Kenny G, American saxophonist
  • Kenny Blank, American actor and musician
  • Kenny Chesney, American country music singer, songwriter
  • Kenny Logan, retired Scottish rugby union player
  • Kenny Burrell, American jazz guitarist
  • Kenny Wallace, American race car driver and former reporter for Fox NASCAR. He retired
  • Kenny Baker, American singer and actor
  • Kenny Hulshof, American politician and lawyer
  • Kenny Arena, American former soccer defender
  • Kenny Acheson, British former racing driver
  • Kenny Howard, American motorcycle mechanic, artist, pinstriper
  • Kenny Marchant, U.S. Representative for, serving since 2005
  • Kenny Kirkland, American pianist/keyboardist
  • Kenny Albert, American sportscaster
  • Kenny Garrett, Grammy Award-winning American post-bop jazz saxophonist and flautist

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