Diminutive of Kenneth
"born of fire, handsome"

Kenny Origin and Meaning

The name Kenny is a boy's name of Scottish origin.

Kenny might be all South Park to some, but it has been in steady use in the US since the 1930s.

Singer-songwriters Kenny Chesney and Kenny Loggins were both born Kenneth.

# 863 in the US

Kenny Rank in US Top 1000

Kenny Popularity

Famous People Named Kenny

  • Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" ChesneyAmerican country music singer
  • Kenneth Donald "Kenny" RogersAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Kenneth Clark "Kenny" LogginsAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Kenneth "Babyface" EdmondsAmerican R&B singer
  • Kenneth “Kenny” Aaron HarrisAmerican musician, touring guitarist for Panic! At The Disco
  • Kenneth "Kenny" MayneAmerican sports journalist
  • Kenny DalglishScottish footballer
  • Kenny BurrellAmerican jazz guitarist
  • Kenny G. (born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick)American jazz saxophonist
  • Kenny ClarkeAmerican jazz drummer
  • Kenny WheelerCanadian jazz trumpeter
  • Kenny BarronAmerican jazz pianist
  • Kenny DorhamAmerican jazz trumpeter
  • Kenny SantucciAmerican reality show participant on "The Challenge"
  • Kenneth "Kenny" Andrew Yates Jrfilm actor

Kenny in Pop Culture

  • Kenny Miller18 year old posing as a drug dealers son in the movie ‘We’re the Millers’
  • Kenny Powerscharacter on TV's "Eastbound and Down"
  • Kenny Ackermancharacter on "Attack on Titan"
  • Kennycharacter on "The Walking Dead Game"
  • Kenny aka "Oompa"a character in "The 5th Wave" book series by Rick Yancey
  • Mr. Kennycharacter in Marvel Universe
  • Kenny Mccormick character on animated series "South Park"