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Kenneth Name Meaning

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Meaning of Kenneth

Handsome Or Sprung From Fire.

Kenneth Name Origin

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Kenneth name origin
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.
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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 Hollyman
is a former Welsh professional footballer.Hollyman began his career playing for Cardiff Nomads before joining Cardiff City in 1942. He played in more than eighty wartime matches for the club before eventually making his league debut against Norwich City on the opening day of the 1946-47 season, the first season of league football following the end of World War II. He missed very few games in the next few years, including being ever-present during the 1950-51 season, before being allowed to leave in 1953 to join Newport County.
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.