Kennedy Name Meaning and Origin

Kennedy is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Gaelic’ origin. The baby name Kennedy means “Protected With Helmet”.


Kennedy Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Gaelic”



Kennedy is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “KEN + a + dee”


Kennedy Name Meaning:

Kennedy originates in Gaelic languages and means “protected with helmet”. It was derived from an old Irish surname and as a surname it functions until today, the famous bearer being the 35th President of the United States, assassinated in Dallas in 1963, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. It can be used as both feminine and male given names, currently it is much more popular for girls in the United States. Kennedy is sometimes given as a name to babies to honor the President.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Kennedee, Kennedey, Kennedi, Kennedie


Famous people with this name:

Kennedy Johnson – actress




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