Kendra - girls name

Kendra name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 68%

Kendra name meaning:

The name Kendra is of English origin and has several potential meanings. One interpretation is that Kendra is derived from the Old English word "cyned," meaning "royal" or "belonging to a leader." This suggests that Kendra represents strength, leadership, and nobility. Another possible meaning is that Kendra is a variation of the name Kendal or Kendall, which are derived from the Celtic word "Cennaed" meaning "exalted champion." This signifies bravery, victory, and distinction.

Kendra is also believed to have African roots, where it means "companion" or "loved one." This interpretation highlights the name's association with friendship, loyalty, and affection. Overall, Kendra symbolizes a range of positive qualities such as strength, leadership, bravery, and companionship. It is a name that exudes power and confidence, while also conveying warmth and a sense of connection.

Origin: English

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Overall UK ranking: 1785 out of 5581

16 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Kendra

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