What does the baby name Kenadie mean? Learn about what Kenadie means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Kenadie - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Kenadie
K-E-N-A-D-I-E, is a 7-letter male given name.
Meaning of Kenadie
Ugly head, helmeted chief.
Origin of Kenadie
The name 'Kenadie' is of Scottish origin. It is derived from the Scottish surname 'Kennedy', which is believed to have originated from the Gaelic name 'Cinneidigh'. The Gaelic name 'Cinneidigh' is composed of two elements - 'ceann', meaning 'head' or 'chief', and 'éidigh', meaning 'ugly' or 'unpleasant'. When combined, the name 'Cinneidigh' can be interpreted as 'ugly chief' or 'unpleasant leader'.
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Popularity of Kenadie
The name 'Kenadie' is relatively uncommon and has not reached high levels of popularity. It is not listed among the top names for boys in any significant rankings or databases.
Kenadie currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Adom is slightly more popular than Kenadie.

Etymology of Kenadie

The name 'Kenadie' is a variant spelling of the more common name 'Kennedy'. The surname 'Kennedy' is derived from the Gaelic name 'Cinneidigh', as mentioned earlier. The spelling variation 'Kenadie' may have emerged as an alternative spelling over time.

Cultural Significance of Kenadie

The name 'Kenadie' does not hold significant cultural significance in any particular culture or community. It is primarily used as a given name and does not carry any specific cultural connotations or associations.