"misshapen head"

Kennedy Origin and Meaning

The name Kennedy is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "misshapen head".

This attractive surname name still projects that Kennedy family charisma. While it didn't come into widespread use until long after the deaths of martyred heroes President John F. or Senator Robert Kennedy, Kennedy is now one of the most popular unisex names, particularly for girls. This is one name that manages to sound trendy and traditional at the same time.

# 994 in the US

Kennedy Rank in US Top 1000

# 5400 on Nameberry

Kennedy Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

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Famous People Named Kennedy

  • Benjamin H. Kennedy (18041889), translator
  • George KennedyAmerican actor
  • John Fitzgerald Kennedy35th President of the USA

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