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What does Kenward mean?

Kenward Pronunciation of Kenward [ken-ward] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Kenward is "brave or royal guardian".

Associated with: old english, brave, royal (king), guardian (defender).


Creative forms:
(male) Kelward, Kerward, ..


Middle name pairings:
Kenward Keelan (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kenward?

Kenward is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#61376 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kenward has yet to be recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Kenward is alike in pronunciation to Kennaird, Kennard, Kinnaird and Kinnard. Other suggested similar names are Aylward, Bernard, Bernhard, Daneard, Derward, Durward, Eadward, Edward, Einhard, Eward, Gearard (see Gerard), Gerard, Gerhard, Gerrard, Glennard, Halward, Haward, Hayward, Hereward, Howard, Jerard, Jerrard, Kearn, Keary, Kedar, Keitaro, Kenan, Kendal, Kendale, Kendall, Kenjiro, Kennady, Kennan, Kenner, Kentan (see Kenton), Kentaro, Kenway, Kincaid, Konrad, Langward, Lenard, Lennard, Lennerd, Leonard, Leonhard, Lonnard, Meinhard, Menard, Milward, Norward, Reinhard, Renard, Rennard, Reynard, Seward, Sewerd, Siward, Steward and Vernard. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kenward.

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