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Kendall Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Kendall is of English origin.

The meaning of Kendall is "kent river valley".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 131  in baby name popularity for girls with 2432 occurrences.  It ranked 754 in popular baby names for boys with 310 occurrences. 

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Related Names

Kendall is a form of the name Kendal.

Kendall has the diminutive (nickname) Kenda.

Other Tidbits

Kendall falls into the name categories landform, place, water.

Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Kendall in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.