HomeCináed Cináed A Scottish and Irish name. Cináed means “born of fire” in Gaelic. It is associated with the Brythonic, Old Brittonic name Ciniod. It was the name of the Scots and Picts first king. Alternative forms of the name are: Kenneth, Kenny, Kenna, Kennet, Ken. Feminine forms of the name are: Kenina, Kenna.