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What does Kenia mean?

Kenia Pronunciation of Kenia as a name for girls is of Welsh origin, and the name Kenia means "greatest champion". Kenia is a version of Kendra (Welsh). Kenia is also a derivative of Kenya.




VARIANTS Kinna, Kennya, Kennah, Kenna, Keni, Kena

OTHER FORMS VIA KENDRA, KENYA Kandra, Kenda, Kendrah, Kendrea, Kendri, Kendria, Kendrie, Kendrya, Kenndra, Kindra, Kyndra, Kyndria

(female) Kania, ..

(male) Kein, ..

Kenia Devorah (K.D.), ..

How popular is Kenia?

Kenia is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3320 out of 4276, Top 78%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#130443 out of 150436, Top 87%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Kenia was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #643 in the U.S. in the year 2012, and is presently at #821. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Kena, Kenda, Kendra (#497 FROM RECENT DATA), Kenna (#686), Kenya (#1055), Kindra and Kyndra are the popular alternative forms of Kenia (#821) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Kenia reached its peak 24 years ago (AVERAGE #1272) and is now much reduced (#1382, DOWN 55%), with the version Kendra becoming less stylish. Kendra is the clear favorite, though Kenia has gained in usage over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kenia, Kena, Kenda, Kendra, Kenna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kenya, Kindra, Kyndra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kenia is alike in pronunciation to Canna, Kani, Keana, Keanna, Keeana, Keena, Keiana, Kennia, Keona, Keonna, Kiana, Kiani, Kianna, Kina, Kiona, Kioni, Kionna, Konnie, Konny and Quenna. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Belia, Betia, Ceria, Dania, Decia, Delia, Denia, Femia, Fenia, Genia, Ginia, Helia, Henia, Ionia, Jinia, Junia, Kacia, Kaia, Kalia, Kecia, Keelia, Kefira, Keicia, Keira, Kelda, Kenina, Kenisha, Kennina, Kenza, Kenzy, Kera, Kerria, Kesha, Keshia, Kesia, Ketzia, Keva, Kevia, Kevina, Keyla, Kezia, Leia, Leonia, Melia, Pelia, Umnia, Vania, Veenia, Venia, Vinia, Xeenia, Xenia, Zeenia, Zelia and Zenia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kenia.

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