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The name Kennedy is of Gaelic origin, and means armoured head.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Kennedy has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Kennedy
Use of the Name Kennedy for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
21,204 21,204 21,204 20,732 12,906 5,613 2,850
The table below indicates the number of times the name Kennedy has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Kennedy first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1960, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Kennedy
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1960  723116
1961  592178
1962  82885
1963  620159
1964  516229
1965  673121
1966  78786
1967  91063
1968  98656
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1994524472921142
19952291,234858159
19962071,418839169
19971861,624795185
19981821,658927152
19991651,892903165
20001392,385951160
20011382,403867185
20021362,505850194
20031222,763951170
20041152,850929178
Totals:  21,204 2,952

During the last 125 years, parents have used Kennedy as a girl's name about 87% of the time and less frequently (about 12% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Kennedy appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 11 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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