Kennedy Family History
Kennedy Name Meaning
Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ceannéidigh ‘descendant of Ceannéidigh’ (from ceann ‘head’ + éidigh ‘ugly’); or from the Scottish Gaelic Mac Cinnèidigh consisting of mac ‘son’ with an equivalent name. Compare Canaday Cannady Cannedy Kannady and Kenedy .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press