Kennedy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kennedy

Kennedy

Pronunciation: KEH-nə-dee (key)

Origin of the name Kennedy:

Anglicized form of the Irish Cinnéidid (helmeted head, ugly head).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Ken, Kenny, Ned

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Kennedy Brock, guitarist for alternative rock band The Maine (born John Franklin Trotter, when he chose to change his name, used Kennedy as a nod to his first two initials, which are J.F.)
John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the U.S.

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