US Popularity:6960
Meaning:Born of fire; Handsome
Ken is a boy’s name of Celtic origin. This strong name translates to “born of fire” and “handsome.” Its roots also spread toward a whole host of names— Kenneth, Kendrick, Kenan, Kendall, and Mackenzie are just a few among them. However, Ken stands solidly on its own as a given name. Ken exudes a light and friendly energy that is sure to match baby’s personality.

Famous People Named Ken

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  • Ken Rosewall
    Tennis Player

Ken Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ken is currently #2232 on The Bump
Boy:Ken is currently #1254 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ken is currently #6960 in U.S. births
Boy:Ken is currently #3247 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 557
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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