KENELM
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KEN-əlm   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Old English name Cenhelm, which was composed of the elements cene "bold, keen" and helm "helmet". Saint Kenelm was a 9th-century martyr from Mercia, where he was a member of the royal family. The name was occasionally used during the Middle Ages, but has since become rare.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Cenhelm (Anglo-Saxon)