Origin:Irish
Popularity:179
Meaning:armored
Kennedy is a common Irish surname used as a given name, much in the tradition of last-is-first names like Cullen, Donovan, Finnegan, Nolan, Quinn and Rafferty. The name is a reminder of the powerful Kennedy clan in American politics, the Irish American family that reached its zenith with President John F. Kennedy and his senator brothers, Robert and Teddy. Country music artist Justin Moore has a daughter Kennedy Faye.

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  • John F. Kennedy
    United States President

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