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Boy Name: Kenelm

Name: Kenelm
Pronunciation: \k(e)-ne-lm\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: brave helmet
Origin: English
Variant forms: Kenhelm, Kennelm


Kenelm \k(e)-ne-lm\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kenelm is "brave helmet". Name of a ninth-century king of Mercia (a kingdom predating united England) who was later canonized.

Kenelm has 2 variant forms: Kenhelm and Kennelm.


Kenelm is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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