What started out as a nickname for the very refined Kenneth, has become a bonafide name of its own. Kenny has an easygoing Southern charm that was especially appealing to parents in the 60s, and is the name of a number of popular country singers. Yee haw!


  • irish: Handsome; born of fire
  • scottish:

Syllables: 2

Famous Namesakes:

Musician Kenny Chesney, Musician Kenny Loggins, Musician Kenny Rogers, Football player Kenny Washington, Musician Kenny G, Sportscaster Kenny Mayne

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Kenny Rogers, Son of Marv Albert, Son of Kenny Lattimore