Kennedy

[ ken-i-dee ]
/ ˈkɛn ɪ di /
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noun


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Kennedy

1
/ (ˈkɛnɪdɪ) /

noun

Cape Kennedy a former name (1963–73) of (Cape) Canaveral

Kennedy

2
/ (ˈkɛnɪdɪ) /

noun

Charles Peter. born 1959, British politician, leader of the Liberal Democrats (1999–2006)
Edward (Moore), known as Ted . 1932–2009, US Democrat politician; senator 1962–2009
his brother, John (Fitzgerald), known as JFK. 1917–63, US Democrat statesman; 35th president of the US (1961–63), the first Roman Catholic and the youngest man ever to be president. He demanded the withdrawal of Soviet missiles from Cuba (1962) and prepared civil rights reforms; assassinated
Nigel (Paul). born 1956, British violinist, noted for his flamboyant style
Robert (Francis), known as Bobby, brother of John Kennedy. 1925–68, US Democrat statesman; attorney general (1961–64) and senator for New York (1965–68); assassinated
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Word Origin and History for kennedy

Kennedy

Irish surname, said to be from Old Irish cinneide "ugly head."

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