What does Kendrick mean?
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.
How popular is Kendrick?
Kendrick is a somewhat popular first name for males (#605 out of 1220, Top 50%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#1222 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Kendrick for boys. Kendrick entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #318 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #334 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Henry (#33 in recent rankings), Kenny (#839), Henrik (#863) and Ken are the popular alternative forms of Kendrick (#334 in recent rankings). Usage of these forms of Kendrick was common among parents during 1970-1979 (average #492) and is somewhat less today (#613, 24% less), with the versions Kenny and Ken becoming less trendy. Henry is more universally found than the rest, though Kendrick has gained in usage over time. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Kendrick and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Suggested similar baby names are Aerick, Andrick, Andrik, Bendict, Brodrick, Cedrik, Chadrick, Delrick, Derrick, Fenwick, Fredrick, Godrick, Goodrick, Hendrie, Herrick, Jerrick, Kadrick, Keddrick, Kendill, Kentrell, Keondre, Kerrick, Meldrick, Meyrick and Rodrick. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kendrick.