Kennedi is a girl’s name of Irish origin. It’s a variant spelling of Kennedy, which is an anglicized form of the Irish surname Ó Cinnéide or Ó Ceannéidigh. Ó Ceannéidigh combines the words ceann (_head or chieftain) with _éidigh (clothing) to possibly mean “helmet” or “helmeted chieftain.” Éidigh can also mean “ugly,” changing the meaning to “ugly head,” but you may prefer the first definition! The surname Kennedy was famously borne by US president John F. Kennedy, and remains a common surname in Ireland. With its unusual spelling, Kennedi offers a modern twist on the name that’s sure to make baby stand out.
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