Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Fire born or good-looking
Kennett is a boy’s name of Scots-Gaelic origin, meaning “fire-born” or “good-looking.” It may be a variant of the name Kenneth, which derives from two different Scottish first names, Cainnech and Cináed. Cináed or Kenneth MacAlpin was a Pictish king considered to be the founder of Scotland. Kennett is also the name of a village in Cambridgeshire, while the River Kennet is located in Suffolk. Additionally, Kennet, Kennett, Kinnett and Kynett are all medieval English surnames. This ancient name comes with plenty of fascinating history as well as two appealing meanings, making it a great choice for baby.
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