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Kenyon Surname Origin
(Origin Welsh) Ceinion, beautiful; Cyndyn, stubborn, Concenn or Kynan, strong head, powerful, a leader.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Kenyon Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Kenyon family history than the origin of your surname:
A Kenyon Family History Thought:
'It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors.' -- Plutarch