What does Kendal mean?
Kendal [kendal] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Kendal) is of Old English derivation, and Kendal means "the Kent river valley". Kendal is an alternate form of Kendall (Old English).
1 more alternative form via Kendall: Kenny▼.Creative forms:
(male) Kenal, Kerral, ..
(female) Kendly, .. Middle name pairings:
Kendal Dashiell (K.D.), ..
How popular is Kendal?
Kendal is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#62961 out of 150436, Top 42%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Kendal was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top position of #887 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Kendal rated in the Top 2000 are Kendall (#780 in recent rankings), Kenny (#890) and Kendell. Usage of these relations of Kendal was at its highest 21 years ago (median #693) and has become significantly lower since.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Abdal, Adal, Antal, Beal, Bidal, Connal, Crandal, Deshal (see Deshan), Deval, Donal, Fergal, Fidal, Fingal, Gemal, Jemaal, Jemal, Kadan, Kaidan, Kamal, Kaydan, Kealan, Keandre, Kedar, Keder, Keegan▲, Keenan▼, Kegan, Kelan, Keld, Keldon, Kenan, Kendon, Kendrik, Kenedi, Kenelm, Kenhelm, Kenlea, Kenley, Kenlie, Kennan, Kennelm (see Kenelm), Kenner, Kennet, Kenney, Kennt, Kenrik, Kent▼, Kentan (see Kenton), Kentt (see Kent), Kenward, Kenway, Kenyon▼, Keondre, Keppel, Kernan, Kevan, Keyvan, Kienan, Knoll, Konrad, Kordale, Kordel, Lendall, Lindal, Mcneal, Meical, Mendel, Neal▼, Peal, Randal▼, Rendall, Vidal, Wendale, Wendall and Wendel. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kendal.See names in meaning and etymology.