Kenna Name Meaning

This gentle Welsh pick has been growing in popularity. Soft in sound but bold in meaning, she’s a name that wears well on a woman at any age. We love her spirit and can see her quickly becoming a staple on the playground.

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Kenna Name Popularity

How popular is the name Kenna? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 1,562 6 0.0005%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 1,696 6 0.0004%
1949 1,953 5 0.0003%
1950 1,957 5 0.0003%
1951 1,412 14 0.0008%
1952 1,743 6 0.0003%
1953 1,918 5 0.0003%
1954 1,265 24 0.0013%
1955 0 0%
1956 1,175 37 0.002%
1957 1,287 28 0.0015%
1958 1,532 16 0.0008%
1959 1,427 21 0.0011%
1960 1,372 26 0.0014%
1961 1,438 23 0.0012%
1962 1,494 20 0.0011%
1963 1,262 34 0.0019%
1964 1,240 38 0.0022%
1965 1,547 17 0.001%
1966 0 0%
1967 1,819 11 0.0007%
1968 1,959 9 0.0006%
1969 1,524 23 0.0015%
1970 1,682 19 0.0012%
1971 1,450 30 0.002%
1972 1,571 22 0.0016%
1973 1,610 20 0.0015%
1974 1,713 18 0.0014%
1975 1,448 31 0.0024%
1976 1,719 19 0.0015%
1977 1,348 42 0.0031%
1978 1,526 30 0.0022%
1979 1,988 16 0.0011%
1980 1,801 23 0.0016%
1981 1,772 23 0.0016%
1982 1,570 33 0.0022%
1983 1,574 30 0.002%
1984 1,552 32 0.0022%
1985 1,313 52 0.0034%
1986 2,050 18 0.0012%
1987 1,897 23 0.0015%
1988 1,391 51 0.0033%
1989 1,603 43 0.0027%
1990 1,453 60 0.0036%
1991 1,521 54 0.0033%
1992 1,973 29 0.0018%
1993 1,548 53 0.0034%
1994 1,398 68 0.0044%
1995 1,289 80 0.0053%
1996 1,250 88 0.0059%
1997 1,109 116 0.0078%
1998 1,093 123 0.0082%
1999 1,003 152 0.0101%
2000 1,020 155 0.0101%
2001 940 183 0.0121%
2002 809 238 0.0159%
2003 808 255 0.0168%
2004 788 271 0.0178%
2005 840 251 0.0164%
2006 880 251 0.016%
2007 810 302 0.0191%
2008 817 293 0.019%
2009 719 350 0.0234%
2010 848 258 0.0179%
2011 794 283 0.0199%
2012 863 245 0.0172%
2013 921 211 0.0148%
2014 779 293 0.0201%
2015 643 383 0.0263%
2016 643 393 0.0273%
2017 667 359 0.0257%
2018 643 382 0.0278%
2019 624 395 0.0292%

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Names Like Kenna

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What names are variants of Kenna?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Kennah

Greatest champion

Welsh


What names sound like Kenna?

If you like how Kenna sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Kenna.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Genna

English

Keana

Irish

Keanna

American

Keena

Ancient

Irish

Kena

Greatest champion

Welsh

Kendra

Greatest champion

Welsh

Kenia

Greatest champion

Welsh

Kenina

American

Kennah

Greatest champion

Welsh

Kennette

American

Kennia

American

Kennina

American

Kennya
Kenya

Striped one

African

Keona

American

Keonna

American

Kinna

Greatest champion

Welsh


What names are similar to Kenna?

Find a name that’s like Kenna, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Anwen

Very fair

Welsh

Bronwen

Fair, blessed breast

Welsh

Carys

Love

Welsh

Eleri

Enough, surfeit

Welsh

Eve

Life, animal

Latin

Gwen

Fair, white, blessed, holy

Welsh

Isla

Island

Scottish

Janelle

“Little Jane.” From Jane (a variant of Joanna) and elle (a diminutive suffix).

Modern

Lynette

Nymph; idol

Welsh

Maeve

Intoxicating

Irish


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