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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kenner

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  1. connoisseur, expert

Notable Persons Named Kenner

His military service ended in 1866. Kenner was born on September 21st, 1827 in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He left this life on May 15th, 1879.


Kenner Gutiérrez is a sports team member for the Liga Deportiva Alajuelense.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kenner

Chris Kenner was a rhythm and blues singing and songwriter. He plays Human voice. Chris was given the name Christopher Kenner on December 25th, 1929 in Kenner, Louisiana. He left this life on January 25th, 1976.


Robert Kenner is a film director, film producer, television director, television producer, screenwriter, screenwriting, and television writer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1971 to 1971.


Julie Kenner is a romance novel and fantasy literature novelist. She has had major accomplishments since 2000. Julie was born in Mountain View, California.


Kevin Kenner is a classical music musician and pianist. He plays Piano. Kevin was born on May 19th, 1963 in Coronado, California.


George was given the name Georg Kennerknecht on November 1st, 1888 in Schwabsoien. George is also known as Kennerknecht and Georg. He died on July 10th, 1971.


Roy Kenner is a rock music singing and songwriter. He plays Vocals. Roy was born on January 14th, 1948.


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Popularity of Kenner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kenner U.S.
  White 66.62% 64.26%
  African American 27.08% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.48% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.42% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.58% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kenner

People with the last name Kenner are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Kenner

  • How Popular is the name Kenner? Kenner is the 19,340th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kenner was the 6,694th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kenner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 373 babies born with the first name Kenner in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kenner 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 Kenner? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1932 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kenner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kenner is Saturday, May 26th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Kenner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kenner was in 2015 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Kenner Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kenner is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Kenner: Your name in reverse order is Rennek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekennr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kenner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,045 people with the last name Kenner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kenner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Kenner as their last name.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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