First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kennen

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  • A user from North Carolina, United States says the name Kennen is of Irish origin and means "Handsome and kind".
Other origins: German

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

N is for nifty, how neat!

N is for narrator, tell many stories

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kennen

Ally was born in 1975.


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Popularity of Kennen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kennen U.S.
  White 91.53% 64.26%
  African American 1.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kennen

People with the last name Kennen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kennen

  • How Popular is the name Kennen? Kennen is the 24,652nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Kennen was the 64,721st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kennen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 237 babies born with the first name Kennen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kennen to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kennen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kennen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kennen is Sunday, March 19th, 1905.
  • What year had the most people named Kennen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kennen was in 2004 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Kennen: Your name in reverse order is Nennek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Neeknn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kennen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 307 people with the last name Kennen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kennen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kennen as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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