Meaning of First Name: Kenneth
fire born; good-looking
Kenneth is a very popular first name for men (#17 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#33520 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Kenneth \k(e)-nne-th\ as a boy's name is pronounced KEN-eth. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kenneth is "fire born; good-looking". Art historian Kenneth Clark; actor Kenneth Branagh.
Kenneth has 5 variant forms: Ken, Kennet, Kennett, Kennith and Kenny.
For more information, see also the related name Kenn.
Baby names that sound like Kenneth are Kennedy and Kennt.
View a list of the 5 names that reference Kenneth.
Census About Last Name: Sanborn
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.