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Gender Masculine
Usage Scottish
Pronounced Pron. KU-nyəkh
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Meaning & History

Derived from Gaelic caoin "handsome". It is often Anglicized as Kenneth.

Related Names

VariantKenneth
DiminutiveKenny
Feminine FormsKenina, Kenna
Other Languages & CulturesKennet, Kenneth(Danish) Kenneth, Ken, Kenith, Kennith, Kenny(English) Cainneach(Irish) Kennet, Kenneth(Norwegian) Kennet, Kenneth(Swedish)
Surname DescendantsMac Coinnich, MacKenzie, McKenzie(Scottish)

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