Meaning and name origin
Kendal \k(e)-ndal, ken-dal\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kendal), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kendal is "the Kent river valley". Kendal is a variant of Kendall (Old English): place name for the river in England.
Kendal is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3636 out of 4276, Top 85%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#83028 out of 88799, Top 93%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kendal for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kendal and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kendall (#131), Kyndall, Kyndal, Kendyl and Kendal. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Kenda. Like Kendal, this name is not commonly used.