Kenyon Name Meaning & Origin

Kenyon

Pronunciation: KEHN-yən (key)

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Kenyon College is Ohio's oldest private college.

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I trusted myself that the right name would come to me for a new character I was creating. The name that finally popped into my mind was Kenyon! It was a perfect fit for my enthusiastic and unique musician!

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English surname of disputed meaning, ranging from an Old English place name meaning "Ennion's mound." A Celtic name meaning "blonde." Or a Welsh name meaning "rabbit."

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Kenyon Hopkins, American composer of jazz and film scores.
Kenyon Martin, American professional basketball power forward.
Kenyon Coleman, American football defensive end for the Dallas Cowboys.
Sherrilyn Kenyon, American author.
Kathleen Kenyon, British archeologist who excavated the Biblical city of Jericho.

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