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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #959 most popular

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32k Ken (Scottish)

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 keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

N is for nice, need I say more?

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynnek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Knyen". 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 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kenny" is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1989. Across the entire United States a total of only 563 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 region near the Rockies? 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 Apr 29, 1993

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1050. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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

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