Name: Kennedy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kennedy

  • Meaning:
    Armored head; deformed head
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  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (KEH neh dee)
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    Itself (Kennedy)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kennedy

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    English and Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    John F Kennedy was the thirty-fifth President of the United States. He was President during the Cuban Missile Crisis, he proposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which outlawed segregation in public places and schools, and he set the goal for America having a man on the moon by the end of the 1960s. He was assassinated in 1963 by Lee Harvey Oswald, though since then there have been many conspiracies about his assassination.

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