Ken Family History
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Ken Name Meaning
English: habitational name for someone from either of two places named Kenn, in Devon and Avon, both of which take their name from the streams on which they stand. English: from Anglo-French ken, chen ‘dog’ (Old French chien), possibly applied as a nickname or as a metonymic name for someone who kept hunting dogs. Perhaps also a respelling of German Kenn, either from a short form of the personal name Konrad or a habitational name from Kenn, near Trier.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kan, Kern, Kew, Kin, Keen, Len, Ren, Kon, Wen, Kent