Gender: Male Meaning of Kennon: "ancient" Origin of Kennon: Scottish, Irish

Kennon Origin and Meaning

The name Kennon is a boy's name of Irish, Scotch-Irish origin meaning "ancient".

This is one of several similar sounding Gaelic surname names that would make perfectly acceptable choices--others are Kennan, Keenan and Kenyon. Another possible meaning is "descendant of the fair ones," referring to the Norse invaders.

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This is my Granny's maiden name (Kennon) and my 11 yr old daughter's first name (Kennyn). I changed the "o" to a "y". This is the first I have seen it listed in a baby name site lol.