Meaning and name origin
Kendrick \k(e)-ndri-ck, ken(d)-rick\ as a boy's name is pronounced KEN-drik. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kendrick is "greatest champion". From Cynwrig which can also mean "high hill". Also possibly from the Gaelic name Mac Eanraig meaning "son of Henry", or the Old English names Ceneric meaning "bold power", and Cyneric meaning "royal power". Surname used as a given name in the 19th century.
Kendrick is a somewhat popular first name for males (#605 out of 1220, Top 50%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1015 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kendrick for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kendrick and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Henry (#33), Kendrick (#334), Kenny (#839) and Ken. (2014 statistics).