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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 has 11 variant forms: Ken, Kendric, Kendricks, Kendrik, Kendrix, Kendryck, Kenny, Kenrick, Kenrick, Kenricks and Kenrik.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kendrick name in U.S.

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

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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Henry, Kendrick, Kenny, Ken in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Henry, Kenny outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Hendrick, Keddrick and Kedrick. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kendrick.