Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. KIN-ahj(Irish)

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.

Related Names

VariantsKenneth(Scottish) Cionaodh(Irish)
Feminine FormsKenina, Kenna(Scottish)
Other Languages & CulturesKennet, Kenneth(Danish) Kenneth, Ken, Kenith, Kennith, Kenny(English) Kennet, Kenneth(Norwegian) Kennet, Kenneth(Swedish)

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Entry updated September 1, 2013