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What does Kenyon mean?

Kenyon Pronunciation of Kenyon [keny-on] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kenyon is "blond".

Associated with: irish, blond (white).


Creative forms:
(male) Konyon, ..

(female) Kenyta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kenyon Leonel (K.L.), ..

How popular is Kenyon?

Kenyon is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2635 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kenyon was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #663 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is at #1681 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kenyon outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kenyon is pronounced similarly to Cannon, Canon, Canyon, Kannan, Kannen, Kannon, Kanon, Keenan, Keenen, Keenon, Kenan, Kennan, Kennon, Kienan and Kienen. Other suggested similar names are Benson, Benton, Deyon, Fenton, Jenson, Kaemon, Kealon, Keaton, Keeton, Keiron, Keldon, Kelton, Kelvon, Kendon, Kenn, Kentan (see Kenton), Kentin, Kenton, Keon, Keveon, Kevion, Kevon, Kevron, Kevyn, Renton and Zenon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kenyon.

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