What does Kennan mean?

Definitions for Kennan
ˈkɛn ənken·nan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kennan, George F. Kennan, George Frost Kennannoun

    United States diplomat who recommended a policy of containment in dealing with Soviet aggression (1904-2005)


  1. kennan

    Kennan is typically used as a personal name, likely of Irish or Gaelic origin, and may refer to George F. Kennan (1904–2005), an American diplomat and historian. The name Kennan is also associated with several locations, such as the town of Kennan, Wisconsin in the United States. The exact meaning can vary based on the context it's used in.


  1. Kennan

    Kennan is a village in Price County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 135 at the 2010 census. The village is located within the Town of Kennan.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Kennan is ranked #45105 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Kennan surname appeared 475 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Kennan.

    89% or 423 total occurrences were White.
    4.6% or 22 total occurrences were Black.
    2.5% or 12 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.1% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.6% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kennan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kennan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Kennan in a Sentence

  1. Mark Ball:

    I was assaulted in another type of way by the police officers who were standing there looking at me like I did something wrong. Kennan Jones spent a night in the hospital for injuries related to the attack. Those responsible have not been caught – but authorities say they are actively looking for the culprits. It's awful. We want to catch the ones who did this.

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