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Boy Name: Kavanaugh

Name: Kavanaugh
Pronunciation: \k(a)-vanau-gh, kav(a)-naugh\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Kavanaugh's also a girl name)
Meaning: follower of Kevin
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Cavanaugh
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7325


Kavanaugh \k(a)-vanau-gh, kav(a)-naugh\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Kavanaugh), is a variant of Cavanagh (Irish, Gaelic) and Kavanagh (Irish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Kavanaugh is "follower of Kevin".

The baby name Kavanaugh sounds like Cavanaugh.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kavanaugh.


Kavanaugh is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7325 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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