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Ken

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Diminutive of Kenneth; Japanese
"born of fire or handsome; healthy and strong"

Ken Origin and Meaning

The name Ken is a boy's name meaning "born of fire or handsome; healthy and strong".
In many minds this one belongs to Barbie, but with such positive meanings and international connections, can Ken make the transition to usability again?
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Ken Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Ken

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Lists containing Ken

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Famous People Named Ken

  • KenJapanese musician
  • Ken AkamatsuJapanese author
  • Ken AndersonAmerican football player
  • Kenneth Lauren "Ken" BurnsAmerican documentary filmmaker
  • Ken CaminitiMajor League Baseball player
  • Ken CampbellEnglish writer, actor, and director
  • Ken Caseybassist of the Boston Irish punk rock group Dropkick Murphys
  • Ken ClarkAmerican actor
  • Ken DavitianAmerican film and TV actor
  • Ken DoddEnglish comedian
  • Ken DrydenCanadian politician, lawyer, businessman, author, and former NHL goaltender
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  • Ken FollettBritish author of thrillers and historical novels
  • Ken Griffey Sr.American baseball player
  • Ken Griffey Jr.American baseball player
  • Ken HarrelsonMajor League Baseball player and broadcaster
  • Ken HoltzmanAmerican Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Ken Hugheswriter and director of films, including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • Ken Jenningscontestant on the game show Jeopardy!
  • Ken Kalradio play,by,play announcer for the National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings
  • Ken Keseynovelist, author of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Ken Kutaragipresident and CEO, later chairman, of Sony Computer Entertainment
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  • Ken LivingstoneEnglish politician, former mayor of London, UK
  • Ken LloydJapanese,British musician, vocalist and songwriter of Fake? and Oblivion Dust
  • Ken LoachBritish film director
  • Ken SchraderAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Ken TakakuraJapanese film actor
  • Ken ThompsonAmerican computer scientist and one of the primary creators of Unix
  • Ken WatanabeJapanese theater, TV, and film actor
  • Kendrick "Ken" JeongAmerican actor and physician
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Ken in Pop Culture

  • Ken CarsonBarbie's boyfriend
  • Ken "Acro" Dinglingcharacter in "Ace Attorney" game series
  • Ken Kanekicharacter in "Tokyo Ghoul"
  • Ken Wheatleycharacter in "Jurrasic Park" series
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