Given Name CINÁED

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Scottish, Irish
PRONOUNCED: KIN-ahj (Irish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "born of fire" in Gaelic. This was the name of the first king of the Scots and Picts (9th century). It is often Anglicized as Kenneth.
VARIANTS: Kenneth (Scottish), Cionaodh (Irish)
DIMINUTIVE: Kenny (Scottish)
FEMININE FORMS: Kenina, Kenna (Scottish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kennet, Kenneth (Danish), Kenneth, Ken, Kenith, Kennith, Kenny (English), Kennet, Kenneth (Norwegian), Kennet, Kenneth (Swedish)


fire, kings
Entry updated September 1, 2013