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What does Kenly mean?

Kenly Pronunciation of Kenly [ken-ly] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Kenly is "the king's meadow". Kenly is a version of Kenley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, king, meadow.


Kenly has 4 variants: Kenlea, Kenlee, Kenleigh and Kenlie.

Creative forms:
(male) Kently, Kerly, ..

(female) Kenka, Kenlye, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kenly Lachlan (K.L.), ..

How popular is Kenly?

Kenly is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#60887 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Kenly has yet to be listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kenly name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kenly is alike in pronunciation to Conley. Other suggested similar names are Bently, Denly, Dunly (see Dunley), Hanly, Hedly (see Hedley), Hernly, Kealey, Kealy, Keary, Keeley, Keely, Kelby, Keld, Kell, Kellby, Kelle, Kelley, Kelly, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Ken, Kenan, Kendle, Kendyl, Kenelm, Kenji, Kenn, Kenney, Kennt, Kenny, Kent, Kentt (see Kent), Kenway, Kerby, Kerry, Key, Kinsly, Lesly, Lezly, Linly, Manly, Neely, Penly, Redly (see Redley), Seely and Wesly. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kenly.

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