Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /ˈkɛn.əlm/  [key·simplify]

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.

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Other Languages & CulturesCenhelm(Anglo-Saxon)

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Entry updated February 28, 2019