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Girl Name: Kenna

Name: Kenna
Pronunciation: \k(en)-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: American
Related Names: Kendra
Sounds Like: Genna, Keena, Keana, Kinna, Kennah, Kenia, Kena, Kenya, Kennya, Keonna, Keona, Keanna
Variant forms: Kenina, Kennina, Kennette, Kennia
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1925
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 15462


Kenna \k(en)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced KEN-ah. It is of American origin. Feminine form of Kenneth (Irish, Gaelic) "fire born; good-looking", probably influenced by Jenna.

Kenna has 4 variant forms: Kenina, Kennina, Kennette and Kennia.

For more information, see also the related name Kendra.

Baby names that sound like Kenna are Genna, Keena, Keana, Kinna, Kennah, Kenia, Kena, Kenya, Kennya, Keonna, Keona and Keanna.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kenna.


Kenna is a very popular first name for women (#1925 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#15462 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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