What does Kavanaugh mean?
Kavanaugh \k(a)-vanau-gh, kav(a)-naugh\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Kavanaugh). Kavanaugh's roots are Irish and Gaelic, and the meaning of Kavanaugh is "follower of Kevin". Kavanaugh is a variation of Cavanagh (Irish, Gaelic): an Irish surname. Kavanaugh is also a derivative of Kavanagh (Irish, Gaelic).
Kavanaugh has 1 variant: Cavanaugh.
Kavanaugh is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7325 out of 88799, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Kavanaugh for boys. Kavanaugh has yet to be ranked in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)