Kennedy Name Gender

Is Kennedy a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 4.9% of babies named Kennedy were boys.

In 2018, 2.1% of babies named Kennedy were boys.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Infographic of Kennedy name meaning, which is helmet head
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Kennedy Name Popularity

How popular is the name Kennedy? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Kennedy was the 1,207th most popular boys name, representing 0.0061% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Kennedy has been the 1,423rd most popular boys name, representing 0.0024% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 1,607 5 0.0003%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 1,605 5 0.0003%
1959 0 0%
1960 676 85 0.0045%
1961 568 146 0.0077%
1962 782 53 0.0029%
1963 612 122 0.0068%
1964 513 191 0.0109%
1965 648 92 0.0056%
1966 801 43 0.0028%
1967 973 21 0.0014%
1968 1,135 14 0.0009%
1969 1,340 9 0.0006%
1970 1,217 16 0.001%
1971 1,508 7 0.0005%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 1,878 5 0.0004%
1980 0 0%
1981 0 0%
1982 0 0%
1983 0 0%
1984 1,157 27 0.0018%
1985 1,461 16 0.0011%
1986 1,482 15 0.001%
1987 1,494 16 0.001%
1988 1,699 13 0.0008%
1989 1,178 40 0.0025%
1990 1,267 35 0.0021%
1991 1,502 23 0.0014%
1992 1,243 41 0.0026%
1993 1,312 35 0.0022%
1994 981 77 0.005%
1995 910 95 0.0063%
1996 905 97 0.0065%
1997 883 108 0.0073%
1998 1,019 85 0.0057%
1999 957 102 0.0068%
2000 934 114 0.0075%
2001 867 137 0.0091%
2002 861 141 0.0094%
2003 929 126 0.0083%
2004 952 127 0.0083%
2005 1,050 106 0.0069%
2006 1,025 122 0.0078%
2007 1,223 87 0.0055%
2008 1,120 104 0.0067%
2009 1,156 100 0.0067%
2010 1,168 94 0.0065%
2011 1,262 76 0.0053%
2012 1,107 105 0.0074%
2013 1,153 95 0.0067%
2014 1,133 100 0.0069%
2015 1,131 101 0.0069%
2016 1,084 115 0.008%
2017 1,226 82 0.0059%
2018 1,207 84 0.0061%

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What names are variants of Kennedy?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Kennedy.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Canaday

Helmet head

Irish

Canady

Helmet head

Irish

Kennady

Helmet head

Irish

Kennedey

Helmet head

Irish


What names sound like Kennedy?

If you like how Kennedy sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Kennedy.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Kennet

Fire born; good-looking

Irish

Kenneth

Handsome

Scottish

#224 (0.1195%)  
Kennett

Fire born; good-looking

Irish


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1 Comment

  1. about the same pronous with my elder son


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