Kenyon Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Kenyon Name Meaning: Thought to have been the Celtic word for 'blonde'. May have also come from the Welsh forename 'Einion' which means 'anvil'.

Thought to be one of the oldest names in England and thought to have been intriduced by Saxon Invaders. A locational name given to someone from a place of the same name.

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Kenyon Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Kenyon family

Profession Census Frequency
Cotton Weaver 97
Weaver 84
Labourer 71
Female Servant 56
Independent 39
Farmer 31
Agricultural Labourer 30
Calico Printer 27
Silk Weaver 25
Coal Miner 20
Cotton Piecer 19
Cotton Spinner 18
Shoe Maker 17
Collier 17
Male Servant 16
Cotton Winder 16
Joiner 15
Dress Maker 12
Ag Lab 12
Power Loom Weaver 12
Cotton Power Weaver 11
Dyer 10
Grocer 9
Lab 9
S Weaver J 9

Kenyon Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Kenyon 100% 38,914
2 Kenyan 83% 947
3 Kennyon 86% 206
4 Kinyon 83% 118

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The surname Kenyon is the most popular version of all its varients

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