Kendrick - boys name

Kendrick name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Kendrick name meaning:

The name Kendrick is of English origin and has various meanings. It is derived from the Old English personal name "Cenric" or "Cyneric," which translates to "bold ruler" or "bold power." Thus, the name Kendrick often symbolizes strength, leadership, and authority. It is a masculine name that conveys a sense of confidence and determination.

In recent years, the name Kendrick has gained popularity due to its association with the successful American rapper, Kendrick Lamar. His influence has helped bring attention to the name, and many parents have chosen it for their sons as a way to express admiration for his talent and artistry.

Overall, the name Kendrick represents a combination of traditional and contemporary qualities. It embodies the strength and power of a leader while also embracing creativity and artistic expression.

Origin: Celtic

Son of Henry.



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Overall UK ranking: 888 out of 4789

34 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Kendrick

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