What does Kenya mean?
The name Kenya is of Hebrew origin.
The meaning of Kenya is "animal horn".
It is also of Russian origin, where its meaning is "harmless, innocent".
Kenya is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Ke-ny-a.
The Given Name Kenya
Kenya is a diminutive of Innokentiy
. See Innokentiy
for further details.
Kenya is good for parents who want a name that is fearless and mesmerizing.
Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.
Kenya has no variant spellings.
Kenya falls into the name categories animal, place.
In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 954
in baby name popularity for girls with 275 occurrences. It ranked 6,876
in baby name popularity for boys with 12 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 865 in baby name popularity for girls with 324 occurrences. It ranked 10,216 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.
View the Kenya Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kenya has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kenya to other names.
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Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Kenya.
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Kenya Name Fun
Be creative with the name Kenya.
Just for fun, see the name Kenya in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
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