a masculine name: dim. Ken, Kenny
Origin of KennethScottish ; from Gaelic Caioneach, literally , handsome
- A male given name, originally used in Scotland, popular in all English-speaking countries in the 20th century.
Anglicized form of two Gaelic names, Cinaed "born of fire", name of Scottish kings, and the saint's name Cainnech "handsome" , as in the surname MacKenzie.