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Kennedy Surname


Frequency of Kennedy in the US

2000 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, KENNEDY ranked #130 in frequency out of 151,671 surnames for which statistics were released from the 2000 Census. 171,636 people, or approximately 1 in every 1,572 individuals in the US had this surname in 2000.

Name Rank Count Percent
Non-Hispanic Hispanic
(of any
race)
White Black American
Indian/
Alaskan
Native
Asian/
Pacific
Islander
Two
or More
Races
KENNEDY130171,63682.97%12.98%0.62%0.46%1.40%1.57%
US Top 151,671 269,762,087 69.8% 11.8% 0.7% 3.7% 1.7% 12.3%

Source: "Genealogy Data: Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 2000", US Census Bureau.

1990 US Census

Accoring to the US Census Bureau, KENNEDY ranked #137 in frequency out of 88,799 surnames for which statistics were released from the 1990 Census. Approximately 1 in every 1,493 individuals in the US had this surname in 1990.

Source: "Frequently Occurring Surnames from Census 1990", US Census Bureau.

Kennedy Graves on Histopolis

Histopolis currently has 2,838 grave(s) with the surname Kennedy.

Search the Histopols Grave Index for the surname Kennedy.

Resource Links for Kennedy


Kennedy (surname) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia [Wikipedia]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kennedy_(surname)

Kennedy Family Genealogy Forum [GenForum - Genealogy.com]
http://genforum.genealogy.com/kennedy/

Behind the Name: K [Behind The Name]
The meaning and history of first names.
http://www.surnames.behindthename.com/php/browse.php?letter=k (2 Feb 2011)

Kennedy Surname Origin & Family History with Genealogy Resources at Ancestor Search. [Ancestor Search]
Find the meaning and origin of the Kennedy surname / last name in this family name dictionary. Family History Ideas.
http://www.searchforancestors.com/surnames/origin/k/kennedy.php (2 Oct 2010)

Kennedy Surname Resource Center [SurnameWeb.org]
http://www.surnameweb.org/Kennedy/surnames.htm

KENNEDY Genealogy and Family History Research [DistantCousin.com]
http://distantcousin.com/SurnameResources/Surname.asp?Surname=Kennedy (24 Apr 2008)


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