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8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
13k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Kenyon

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How popular is the baby name Kenyon in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 8 0 8
1915 16 0 16
1916 9 0 9
1917 12 0 12
1918 19 0 19
1919 16 0 16
1920 15 0 15
1921 18 0 18
1922 20 0 20
1923 12 0 12
1924 11 0 11
1925 20 0 20
1926 14 0 14
1927 9 0 9
1928 16 0 16
1929 12 0 12
1930 19 0 19
1931 22 0 22
1932 19 0 19
1933 29 0 29
1934 13 0 13
1935 15 0 15
1936 9 0 9
1937 13 0 13
1938 15 0 15
1939 10 0 10
1940 16 0 16
1941 12 0 12
1942 19 0 19
1943 15 0 15
1944 17 0 17
1945 12 0 12
1946 19 0 19
1947 16 0 16
1948 26 0 26
1949 14 0 14
1950 18 0 18
1951 17 0 17
1952 24 0 24
1953 22 0 22
1954 34 0 34
1955 29 0 29
1956 31 0 31
1957 22 0 22
1958 25 0 25
1959 21 0 21
1960 47 0 47
1961 23 0 23
1962 30 0 30
1963 33 0 33
1964 36 0 36
1965 32 0 32
1966 22 0 22
1967 35 0 35
1968 36 0 36
1969 47 5 42
1970 69 0 69
1971 85 9 76
1972 106 6 100
1973 104 8 96
1974 151 13 138
1975 153 10 143
1976 154 9 145
1977 157 7 150
1978 143 5 138
1979 134 11 123
1980 107 11 96
1981 101 6 95
1982 82 0 82
1983 78 0 78
1984 89 6 83
1985 72 7 65
1986 63 0 63
1987 57 0 57
1988 48 0 48
1989 70 0 70
1990 89 7 82
1991 76 0 76
1992 90 0 90
1993 118 6 112
1994 124 0 124
1995 124 5 119
1996 120 5 115
1997 142 7 135
1998 145 5 140
1999 152 7 145
2000 216 0 216
2001 152 0 152
2002 262 9 253
2003 266 5 261
2004 212 6 206
2005 322 0 322
2006 319 5 314
2007 278 7 271
2008 251 0 251
2009 223 0 223
2010 176 0 176
2011 187 0 187
2012 136 0 136
2013 120 0 120
2014 116 0 116
2015 93 0 93

Fun Facts about the name Kenyon

  • How many people with the first name Kenyon have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,673 babies born with the first name Kenyon in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kenyon to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kenyon? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kenyon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kenyon is Friday, November 19th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Kenyon born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kenyon was in 2005 with a total of 322 babies.
  • Random Kenyon Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kenyon is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 12 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Kenyon: Your name in reverse order is Noynek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yenonk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kenyon? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,891 people with the last name Kenyon.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kenyon? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Kenyon as their last name.
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Popularity of Kenyon as a first name

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Popularity of Kenyon as a last name

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Common last names for Kenyon

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  • Miller

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kenyon U.S.
  White 93.41% 64.26%
  African American 1.72% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.70% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.02% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kenyon

People with the last name Kenyon are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kenyon" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kenyon as well as things modernly associated with the name Kenyon such as celebrities named Kenyon.

English

Origin and Meaning of Kenyon

The name "Kenyon" is of English origin, and it means "From the mound of Einion". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

  1. A surname​.

Kenyon Martin

Kenyon Martin is a nba biography. Kenyon was born in 1977 in Saginaw, Michigan.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Kenyon

Kenyon And Kenyon
Kenyon Lacrosse
Kenyon Review
Kenyon Square
Kenyon Square Dc
Kenyon College
Kenyon College Ranking
Kenyon College Football
Kenyon House

What does the name Kenyon mean?

Kis for kindness, you always show.

Eis for excite, your spirit is catching!

Nis for noble, your regal bearing.

Yis for young, the years never show!

Ois for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

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