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ˈkɛn ɪ dikennedy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kennedy, Jack Kennedy, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, JFK, President Kennedy, President John F. Kennedynoun

    35th President of the United States; established the Peace Corps; assassinated in Dallas (1917-1963)

  2. Kennedy, Kennedy Interrnational, Kennedy International Airportnoun

    a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City


  1. Kennedynoun

    of origin.

  2. Kennedynoun

    of modern American usage.

  3. Etymology: Derived from the Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh, "descendant of Head (ceann) + Ugly (éidigh) ".


  1. kennedy

    Kennedy is a common surname of Irish origin meaning "ugly or wounded head". It's most often associated with the prominent American political family, which included President John F. Kennedy and senators Robert F. Kennedy and Edward "Ted" Kennedy. It's also used as a given name for both boys and girls. Apart from this, the Kennedy Space Center, America's spaceport situated on the east coast of Florida, is well-known.


  1. Kennedy

    Kennedy, or Ciudad Kennedy, is the eighth locality of Bogotá, capital of Colombia. It is located in the south-west of the city and is the most populous of all localities being home to 14% of the city's residents.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Kennedy is ranked #146 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Kennedy surname appeared 176,865 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 60 would have the surname Kennedy.

    80.8% or 142,942 total occurrences were White.
    13.6% or 24,107 total occurrences were Black.
    2.4% or 4,333 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 3,307 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.6% or 1,097 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.6% or 1,079 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kennedy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Kennedy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Kennedy in a Sentence

  1. Evan Thomas:

    Kennedy allowed himself to be bullied by Khrushchev [in Vienna] and he regretted it.

  2. Anita Guy:

    This video was taken after Caleb Kennedy -LRB- @calebkennedyofficial -RRB- had watched the movie' The Strangers : Prey at Night' and they were imitating those characters, it had nothing to do with Ku Klux, but I know that's how it looks. Caleb Kennedy -LRB- @calebkennedyofficial -RRB- doesn't have a racist bone in Caleb Kennedy -LRB- @calebkennedyofficial -RRB- body. Caleb Kennedy -LRB- @calebkennedyofficial -RRB- loves everyone and has friends of all races.

  3. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    In accordance with department policy, the mission requires the use of official email accounts to conduct official business whenever possible, there's absolutely no indication that (Kennedy) violated department policy.

  4. Jack Anderson:

    Starting with the assassination of John Kennedy.

  5. Joel Berry:

    When Kennedy blocked that shot and I grabbed the ball and threw it to Justin Jackson, I immediately almost started crying.

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