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What does Kennon mean?

Kennon /ken-non/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of the name Kennon is "ancient". Kennon is an alternate form of Keenan (Irish, Gaelic): see also Kenan and Keane. Compare surname Kenion.


Kennon has 5 variants: Keenen, Keenon, Kennan, Kienan and Kienen.

Kennon has 1 more related form via Keenan: Keen.

Kreatif forms: Kennoa, Kennonnoa. [more]

How popular is Kennon?

Kennon is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8363 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Popular related forms of Kennon (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 are Keenan (#815 last year) and Keenen. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the year 1991 (usage of 0.367%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.0925%, down 74.8%), with the form Keenan becoming less stylish. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Kennon and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Keenan, Keenen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kennon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kennon is alike in pronunciation to Cannon, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon, Kanon, Kenan and Kenyon. Other suggested similar baby names are Kendon and Kenton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kennon.