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Ranked #959


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1305).

What does the name "Kenny" mean?

Kenny (Scottish): Handsome

The name "Kenny" is of Scottish origin and it means "Handsome". It's a name commonly given to boys.

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for nice, need I say more?

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ynnek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Kenyn". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Kenny" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Kenny? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,293 babies born with the name Kenny in the United States. That's more than enough Kennies to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1908 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kenny" was in 1960 with a total of 1,941 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kennies)

According to the 1960 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kenny" is not a popular baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, only 7 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1960. Across the entire United States a total of 1,956 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Kenny popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kenny in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kenny

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney is a singer and songwriter with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1993 to present. Kenny was born in 1968 as Kenneth Arnold Chesney.


Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers is a singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, entrepreneur, and author with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1958 to present. Kenny was born in 1938 as Kenneth Donald Rogers.


Kenny G

Kenny G is a musician, songwriter, and record producer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1973 to present. Kenny was born in 1956 as Kenneth Bruce Gorelick.


Kenny Loggins

Kenny Loggins is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1966 to present. Kenny was born in 1948 as Kenneth Clark Loggins in Everett, Washington, United States.


Kenny Miller

Kenny Miller is a football biography. Kenny was born in 1979 in Edinburgh, Scotland.


Kenny Lofton

Kenny Lofton is a MLB player. Kenny was born in 1967 in East Chicago, Indiana.


Past life for Kenny born Dec 16, 1963

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 725. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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