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Girl Names Starting with Ken-

Ken- baby names and what they mean, with 9 results. Ken- names are used more often as masculine names. Usage of these girl names was at its peak in 2013 (ADOPTION OF 0.6%) and is somewhat lower today (ADOPTION 0.5%, 27.3%), with names like Kenisha becoming less in vogue. Kenia (#821), Kenna (#686), Kennedy (#59) and Kenzie (#356) are four of the more trendy birth names in this list, while Kennis (TOP 41%) and Keng (32%) are common Ken- last names. Here is the list of Ken- names for boys.

Ken- names

Kendall - Kenzie

Kendall and variants

Kendall, var. Kendyl, Kendell, Kendal, Kendahl
Derived fr. Old English language. "The Kent river valley." Popular as last names. Compare Kendall (TOP 1%) with common -all last names Krall (TOP 6%), Kuykendall (2%).

Kendis, Kendice
Forms of Candice. Origin fr. Latin word. "Clarity, whiteness." Kendice and Kendis were not Top birth names in 2018.

Kendra and variants

Kendra, var. Kenndrea, Kenndra, Kennah, Kenna1, Kenia1, Kendrya, Keni, Kendrie, Kendria, Kendri, Kendrea, Kenda, Kendrah, Kena
Root fr. Welsh language. "Greatest champion." Adoption of Kendra and variants as children's names in 2018 was down 24.7% compared to a decade ago.


Var. of Kanisha. Root fr. English word. .. Possibly a combination of Ken and .. Slightly unusual as a baby name now, though Kenisha still occurs commonly as a feminine first name. See also Venisha.

Kenisha2, var. Kennesha
Derivative of American element. Possibly a prefix name or a .. Adoption of Kenisha and variants was more pronounced 3 decades ago, but now, Kenisha has become less stylish.

Kenna and variants

Kenna2, var. Kennia, Kennette, Kennina, Kenina
Derivative of American, Irish, Gaelic. "Fire born; good-looking." Kenna is familiar as a birth name among these variant forms.

Kennedy and variants

Kennedy, var. Kennedie, Kenadee
Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Helmet head; ugly head." Kennedy was among 2018's Top names.

Kenya and variants

Kenya, var. Kennya, Kenia2
Derived fr. African. Place name of the country used .. Kenya, Kenia, etc. became less trendy in 2018, dropping on average -71 rankings as birth names with Kenia dropping the most.

Kenzie and variants

Kenzie, var. Kenzy, Kenza
Derived fr. Scottish word. "The fair one." Kenzie (UPPER 69%) and Kenzy (85%) exist commonly as last names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ken- names for girls.

1. Kendall - Kenzie
Kendall [Kendyl, Kendal, Kendell, Kendahl], Candice [Kendis, Kendice], Kendra [Keni, Kenna, Kenia, Kennah, Kenndra, Kendrya, Kendrie, Kenndrea, ..], Kanisha [Kenisha], Kenisha [Kennesha], Kenna [Kennia, Kenina, Kennina, Kennette], Kennedy [Kenadee, Kennedie], Kenya [Kenia, Kennya], Kenzie [Kenzy, Kenza]

Usage comparison for Ken- names