Gender: Male Origin of Kenny: Diminutive of Kenneth Meaning of Kenneth: Scottish and Irish, "born of fire, handsome"

The name Kenny is a boy's name of Scottish origin. Kenny and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibling set together!".

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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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