When Enoch Kenyon was born on 23 February 1686, in Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, his father, John Kenyon, was 30 and his mother, Mumford, was 27. He married Sarah Eldred in 1705, in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He registered for military service in 1749. He died in September 1781, in Charlestown, Kings, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, at the age of 95.
English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Warrington, which is of uncertain etymology. There was formerly an ancient burial mound there and Ekwall has speculated that the name is a shortened form of a British name composed of the elements crūc ‘mound’ + a personal name cognate with Welsh Einion (see Eynon ).
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinín ‘son of Coinín’, a byname based on a diminutive of cano ‘wolf’, also Anglicized as Canning and Cunneen . The similarity to the borrowed word coinín ‘coney, rabbit’ has sometimes caused this name to be Anglicized as Rabbitt .
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhinghin, ‘son of Finghen’, a personal name meaning ‘fair-born’.
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