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Kenneth Name Meaning

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Meaning of Kenneth

Handsome Or Sprung From Fire.

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Of Scottish origin, Kenneth is the Anglicized form of the Gaelic Cinaed and Cionaed (born of fire), and Coinneach and Caoineach (comely, handsome).

There were three rulers of Scotland named Kenneth, the first of whom - anglicised as Kenneth MacAlpin is considered to be the first King of Scots.
It is an anglicized (Scots) form of either the Pictish name Ciniod or the Goidelic name Cináed, often thought to mean fire-head or born of fire (see Áed), but ultimately derives from a shared prototype with Kennedy; Cunedagius, originally Cornish (the The name Kenneth was adopted regularly by English speakers from the mid 19th century, and its use has spread beyond people of Scottish roots.
Kenneth Name also appears in following Origin(s): Gaelic, Irish, Celtic, Scottish, Old English
Kenneth also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Celtic, Irish, Scottish, Danish
Famous Name Kenneth
Kenneth Gould
was an American boxer, who won the welterweight bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics. Two years earlier he already won the world title at the 1986 World Amateur Boxing Championships in Reno, followed by a silver medal at the 1987 Pan American Games.
Garry Kenneth
is a Scottish footballer who currently plays in central defence for Dundee United in the Scottish Premier League. Kenneth was part of the Scotland under-19 team who lost in the final of the 2006 European Under-19 Football Championship. Kenneth also played two warm-up games for Scotland's under-20s as preparation for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, featuring again in May and July 2007. Kenneth made his début at under-21 level in the 3-2 defeat to Finland in September 2007, going on to win eight caps over the next twelve months.
 
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Meaning of Kenneth in Gaelic origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.