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Kendall (girl)

What does Kendall mean?

Kendall Pronunciation of Kendall [kendall] as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Kendall) is pronounced KEN-dal. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kendall is "the Kent river valley". Place name for the river in England. Surname used as given name since the 19th century.

Associated with: old english, river, england, surname, 19th century.


Kendall has 7 variants: Kendahl, Kendal, Kendell, Kendyl, Kindall, Kyndal and Kyndall.

1 masculine form: Kenny.

Creative forms:
(female) Kendley, Kendly, ..

(male) Kendley, Kendly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kendall Blanca (K.B.), ..

How popular is Kendall?

Kendall is a very popular first name for women (#1514 out of 4276, Top 35%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1082 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kendall entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #116 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is currently at #147. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kendall name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kendall outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Kendall (#147 in 2015) are Kendal (#1262 in 2015), Kendyl (#1305), Kyndal (#1354) and Kyndall (#934). Usage of these forms of Kendall was at its peak in the year 2011 (median #723) and is almost as conventional today (#1000, down 19%). Kendall is the firm favorite, though Kyndall has gained in popularity, while Kendal is no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kendall, Kendal, Kendyl, Kyndal, Kyndall in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kendall and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Brendell, Cindell, Denell, Jenell, Kandace, Keala, Kealy, Kelda, Kena, Kenda, Kendice, Kendis, Kendra, Kendrah, Kendrea, Kendri, Kendria, Kendrie, Kendrya (see Kendra), Kenia, Kenna, Kennah, Kenya, Kenza, Korall (see Coral), Kyall, Lyndall, Lyndell, Merrall, Peall, Renell, Teall, Terall, Terrall, Verdell, Wendall and Wendell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kendall.

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