Kenelm Name Meaning & Origin

Kenelm

Pronunciation: KEHN-əlm (key)

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Meanings and history of the name Kenelm

From Old English, meaning "brave (or bold) helmet, protection".

Famous real-life people named Kenelm

St. Kenelm, 9th century boy king.
Sir Kenelm Digby (11 July 1603 – 11 June 1665), English courtier, author, naval commander, and diplomat. He invented the modern wine bottle.
Kenelm Winslow (1599-1672), early settler of New England.
Kenelm Foster (1910-1986), scholar, theologian, and author.

Kenelm in song, story & screen

In the TV series "Vikings", Kenelm is the Prince of Mercia and brother of Queen Kwenthrith.

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