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Meaning of Kendra

and the Origins of this baby nameMeaning of baby name Kendra


The name Kendra has the following meaning:

"Great champion" or "knowing", or "one who is from a high hill". Popularly thought to be a feminine match for the name Kenneth.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Kendra is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 236 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Kendra fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 3 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 239 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Kendra in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Kendra is pronounced as ken-drah


Kendra originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Kendra and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Kendra: Boys - Alden, Anderson, Arlington, Brock, Carnell, Chad, Chadwick, Dallin, Dalton, Dixon, Edwin, Eldon, Green, Jalen, Jennings, Linton, Newton, Porter, Royce, Scott, Webster, Girls - Belinda, Chyna, Elberta, Juliet, Kinsey, Marni, Miracle, Olive, Both genders - Bailee, Clifford, Kenneth, Shelley, Trinidad


Popular Variants for the name Kendra: Kandra, Keandra, Kenda, Kendrah, Kendre, Kendrea, Kendreah, Kendria, Kenna (Celtic), Kenndra, Kentra, Kentrae, Kindra, Kinna, Kyndra


We think the name Kendra should fall under the following style category: The 70's.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Kendra to be: Smart, nice and reserved beauty

In one word, you might describe Kendra as a(n) "smart" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Kendra (or its variants) are:

Kendra Kassebaum, born on 12 mAY, a famous actress. Kendra Kassebaum's background: An American theatre actress who has performed in many different musicals (both Broadway and non), and is most noted for her role as Glinda in the first national tour and Broadway cast of Wicked.

Kendra Leigh Wilkinson , born on 12 June, a famous model. Kendra Leigh Wilkinson 's background: An American model and reality television participant, best known as one of the three live-in girlfriends of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner.

Kendra Slawinski , born on 13 December, a famous athlete. Kendra Slawinski 's background: A former netball player for England. She had been part of the England national netball team between 1987 and 1997. She has represented her country on 128 occasions.
Katherine (37)
Kaylee (51)
Kimberly (61)
Katie (105)
Kennedy (123)
Kiara (159)
Karina (181)
Karla (193)
Kyla (199)
Kyra (212)
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