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
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was a prolific Australian journalist, film director, screenwriter, TV personality and novelist best known for his works Wake in Fright, which is still in print 45 years after its first publication, and the humourous Killer Koala trilogy.After leaving school he worked around Australia in a variety of jobs including laboratory technician, journalist and television documentary-maker and boatshed operator.In 1966, with businessman Gordon Barton, Cook founded a new political party, the Liberal Reform Group. Cook was vehemently opposed to the Vietnam War, and stood (unsucessfully) as an LRG candidate for the seat of Parramatta in the 1966 federal election.
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 dÃ©but 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.