US Popularity:2488
Meaning:Handsome; Born of fire
Kenny is a boy's name of Gaelic origin. A diminutive form of Kenneth, this short and sweet name means “handsome.” Kenneth has two possible sources; one is derived from the Gaelic name Coinneach, meaning “the handsome one.” It may also come from the name Cináed, meaning “born of fire.” South Park fans may think of the character Kenny, who is a staple of the show and loved by many. Baby will undoubtedly be a looker embued with fiery ambition, so naming them an adorable and beloved title like Kenny won't lead you astray.

Famous People Named Kenny

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  • Kenny Rogers
    Musician, Singer

Kenny Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kenny is currently #1529 on The Bump
Boy:Kenny is currently #840 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kenny is currently #2488 in U.S. births
Boy:Kenny is currently #1226 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 5
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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