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Gender: Male Origin of Kenny: Diminutive of Kenneth Meaning of Kenneth: Scottish and Irish, "born of fire, handsome" Kenny's Popularity in 2017: #951

The name Kenny is a boy's name of Scottish origin. Kenny is ranked #951 on our popularity charts and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Kenny

Kenneth Arnold "Kenny" Chesney, American country music singer
Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers, American singer-songwriter
Kenneth Clark "Kenny" Loggins, American singer-songwriter
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, American R&B singer
KennethKennyAaron Harris, American musician, touring guitarist for Panic! At The Disco
Kenneth "Kenny" Mayne, American sports journalist
Kenny Dalglish, Scottish footballer
Kenny Burrell, American jazz guitarist
Kenny G. (born Kenneth Bruce Gorelick), American jazz saxophonist
Kenny Clarke, American jazz drummer
Kenny Wheeler, Canadian jazz trumpeter
Kenny Barron, American jazz pianist
Kenny Dorham, American jazz trumpeter
Kenny Santucci, American reality show participant on "The Challenge"
Kenneth "Kenny" Andrew Yates Jr, film actor

Pop Culture References for the name Kenny

Kenneth "Kenny" McCormick, character on animated TV series "South Park"
Kenny Powers, character on TV's "Eastbound and Down"
Kenny Ackerman, character on "Attack on Titan"
Kenny, character on "The Walking Dead Game"
Kenny aka "Oompa", a character in "The 5th Wave" book series by Rick Yancey
Mr. Kenny, character in Marvel Universe