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Origin and Meaning of Kernohan

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K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

N is for nifty, how neat!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

N is for nice, need I say more?

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kernohan

Roxanne Kernohan was an actress. Her career lasted from 1988 to 1991. Roxanne was given the name Roxane Bridget Kernohan on March 20th, 1960 in Canada. She passed away on February 5th, 1993.


Hugh was born on July 2nd, 1958 in Glasgow.


James was born in 1896. He left this life in 1981.


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Popularity of Kernohan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kernohan U.S.
  White 90.42% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.08% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kernohan

People with the last name Kernohan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kernohan

  • How Popular is the name Kernohan? As a last name Kernohan was the 79,338th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Kernohan? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Kernohan was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Kernohan: Your name in reverse order is Nahonrek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nheonrka. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kernohan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 240 people with the last name Kernohan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kernohan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kernohan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Kernohan born Mar 26, 1944

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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