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Gender: M Origin of Ken: Diminutive of Kenneth

Permanently wed to Barbie.

Famous People Named Ken

Ken, Japanese musician
Ken Akamatsu (born 1968), Japanese author
Ken Anderson, American football player
Ken Burns (born 1953), American documentary filmmaker
Ken Caminiti (1963–2004), Major League Baseball player
Ken Campbell, English writer, actor, and director
Ken Casey, bassist of the Boston Irish punk rock group Dropkick Murphys
Ken Clark, (1927–2009), American actor
Ken Davitian (born 1953), American film and TV actor
Ken Dodd (born 1927), English comedian
Ken Dryden (born 1947), Canadian politician, lawyer, businessman, author, and former NHL goaltender
Ken Follett (born 1949), British author of thrillers and historical novels
Ken Griffey, Sr. (born 1950), American baseball player
Ken Griffey, Jr. (born 1969), American baseball player
Ken Harrelson (born 1941), Major League Baseball player and broadcaster
Ken Holtzman (born 1945), American Major League Baseball pitcher
Ken Hughes (1922–2001), writer and director of films, including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Ken Jennings (born 1974), contestant on the game show Jeopardy!
Ken Kal, radio play-by-play announcer for the National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings
Ken Kesey (1935–2001), novelist, author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Ken Kutaragi (born 1950), President and CEO, later Chairman, of Sony Computer Entertainment
Ken Livingstone, English politician, former mayor of London, UK
Ken Lloyd (born 1976), Japanese-British musician, vocalist and songwriter of Fake? and Oblivion Dust
Ken Loach (born 1936), British film director
Ken Schrader (born 1955), American NASCAR driver
Ken Takakura (born 1931), Japanese film actor
Ken Thompson (born 1943), American computer scientist and one of the primary creators of Unix
Ken Watanabe (born 1959), Japanese theater, TV, and film actor
Kendrick "Ken" Jeong, American actor

Pop Culture References for the name Ken

Ken Carson, Barbie's boyfriend
Ken 'Acro' Dingling, character in 'Ace Attorney' game series