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The name Kenneth is of Scottish Gaelic origin, and means handsome.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kenneth has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Kenneth
Use of the Name Kenneth for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
1,239,120 640,101 165,915 42,371 18,668 6,988 3,369
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kenneth has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Kenneth
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188029732  
188130029  
188237523  
188332826  
188432929  
188526141  
188627040  
188727335  
188826745  
188919966  
189018972  
189119066  
1892157102  
189317483  
1894144106  
1895131127  
1896106175  
1897105164  
1898100192  
189987215  
190090282  
190178246  
190278275  
190367330  
190457414  
190552475  
190645534  
190747589  
190840692  
190941744  
191043875  
1911401,148  
1912332,533  
1913333,064  
1914304,171  
1915285,685  
1916276,011  
1917276,135  
1918276,833  
1919266,806  
1920237,843  
1921228,962  
1922219,260  
1923219,724  
19241910,358  
19251910,120  
19261810,34387672
19271810,84182279
19281711,15481279
19291810,80574888
19301611,69276185
19311411,54178874
19321411,74792858
19331511,40099149
19341511,77899648
19351512,044  
19361412,484  
19371413,209  
19381414,383  
19391314,725  
19401515,11897454
19411516,097  
19421518,227  
19431519,040  
19441618,013  
19451618,052  
19461521,988  
19471524,475  
19481523,509  
19491523,516  
19501523,803  
19511625,769  
19521625,885  
19531625,458  
19541726,146  
19551526,696  
19561627,388  
19571428,011  
19581426,613  
19591526,640  
19601627,667  
19611626,055  
19621825,219989118
19631825,221  
19641824,840941126
19652122,678993109
19662120,812  
19672219,269  
19682318,087  
19692317,557  
19702516,795  
19712514,744  
19722712,332  
19732810,975  
19743410,149  
1975359,620  
1976389,128  
1977399,456  
1978419,006  
1979419,228  
1980419,596  
1981419,473  
1982459,332  
1983458,960  
1984468,788  
1985478,985  
1986508,443  
1987538,346  
1988518,557  
1989538,557  
1990528,258  
1991547,572  
1992596,733  
1993606,268  
1994655,676  
1995725,228  
1996774,968  
1997834,650  
1998864,583  
1999894,274  
2000944,135  
2001973,897  
20021043,648  
20031113,619  
20041213,369  
Totals:  1,239,120 1,039

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kenneth as a boy's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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