What does Kendall mean?
Kendall [kendall] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Kendall) is pronounced KEN-dal. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kendall is "the Kent river valley". Place name: a river in the west of England. Also possibly "bright river valley". Used as a given name since the 19th century.
(male) Kenall, Kendly, ..
(female) Kendley, Kendly, .. Middle name pairings:
Kendall Kenyon (K.K.), ..
How popular is Kendall?
Kendall is a very popular first name for men (#538 out of 1220, Top 44%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#1082 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Kendall was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #287 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #780 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Kendal, Kendell and Kenny (#890 in 2015) are the popular varying forms of Kendall (#780 in 2015). Usage of these relations of Kendall reached its peak 21 years ago (median #693) and is now much less (#1417, ▼68.9%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Abdall, Avenall, Beall, Bedall, Bedell, Conall, Crandall, Denzell, Denzill, Derrall, Fergall (see Fergal), Fingall (see Fingal), Gerall, Gerrall (see Jerrell), Heimdall, Jemall, Jerall, Jerrall, Kealy, Kedar, Kell, Kenan, Kendon, Kendrew, Kendric, Kendrik, Kendrix, Kenelm, Kenhelm, Kenly, Kennady, Kennan, Kennard, Kennelm (see Kenelm), Kentan (see Kenton), Kentaro, Kentrell, Kenward, Kenway, Kimball, Kinnell, Knoll, Kordale, Kordell, Ledell, Lendall, Lendell, Lennell, Lindall, Lindell, Lyndall, Lyndell, Mandell, Mendell, Neall, Newall, Newhall, Odall (see Odell), Peall, Randall▼, Randell▼, Rendall, Rendell, Sewall, Terrall, Udall, Verdell, Verrall, Vondell, Wendale, Wendall, Wendell▼ and Wyndell. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kendall.See names in meaning and etymology.