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What does Kavanaugh mean?

Kavanaugh Pronunciation of Kavanaugh [ka-vanaugh] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Kavanaugh) has the meaning "follower of Kevin". Kavanaugh is an alternate spelling of Cavanagh (Irish, Gaelic): an Irish surname. Kavanaugh is also a derivative of Kavanagh (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: follower (servant).


Kavanaugh has 1 variant: Cavanaugh.

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Middle name pairings:
Kavanaugh Karl (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kavanaugh?

Kavanaugh is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#5743 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Kavanaugh has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kavanaugh name in U.S.

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Similar Names

A recommended name is Kavan. Like Kavanaugh, this name is not frequently used.

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