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Kenneth - Letter K - Boy Baby Names

In our Kenneth boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Kenneth
  • Meaning: Handsome
  • Origin: Irish
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 1,262,361 boys given the name Kenneth. That is approximately 0.73% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Kenneth is most popular in California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Illinois.
  • Similar sounding names: Kennedy, Kenneth, Kennith, Kennth, Kent, Kenyatta, Kinte, Knute, Kunta
  • Popularity of Kenneth:
    YearRankTotal 2012 175 2,199 2011 170 2,203 2010 160 2,417 2009 152 2,600 2008 138 2,955 2007 135 3,099 2006 129 3,237 2005 122 3,367 2004 120 3,421 2003 111 3,641 2002 104 3,663