Kendall

Kendall - A very unique male name



  May 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kendall, meaning valley of the river Kent, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1178. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kendall and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kendall? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Kendall. The baby boy name Kendall was given to 331 baby boys in 2012, ranking #635 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,958 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kendall peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1993 on position 286.



Famous with this name

Kendall Cross
Suzy Kendall
Brittany Kendall


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Kendall is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kendall is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #291 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,318.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Kendall is where you live.


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Kendall origin and meaning

Kendall is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means valley of the river Kent. To see famous people named Kendall, pop culture references for the name Kendall and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kendall

We've found the following names that sound similar to Kendall, sorted by popularity.

Kendell / Kendal / Kendale / Kendel / Kyndal / Kendly /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012635
2011604
2010587
2009594
2008625
2007531
2006585
2005515
2004503
2003495
2002459
2001422
2000366
1999396
1998369
1997356
1996358
1995341
1994286
1993286
1992327
1991306
1990288
1989335
1988325
1987362
1986363
1985381
1984395
1983433
1982451
1981442
1980432
1979431
1978433
1977518
1976489
1975461
1974428
1973420
1972438
1971396
1970390
1969398
1968397
1967377
1966372
1965374
1964342
1963355
1962389
1961391
1960370
1959398
1958396
1957392
1956438
1955490
1954503
1953509
1952517
1951602
1950576
1949554
1948582
1947615
1946579
1945571
1944666
1943602
1942691
1941642
1940793
1939743
1938794
1937899
1936886
1935981
1934986
1933881
19321114
19311205
1930801
19291090
1928789
1927939
19261007
19251199
19241334
19231067
19221669
1921985
19201104
19191318
19181086
19161086
19151628
19141239
19131178

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana291
South Carolina312
Alabama332
Maryland369
Georgia374
North Carolina395
Kentucky406
Illinois429
Mississippi442
Virginia450
Pennsylvania454
Indiana468
Missouri473
Arkansas527
Tennessee530
Kansas531
Ohio542
Texas667
Michigan681
Florida898
Washington992
New York1263
California1318

Even more about Kendall


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Kendall a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Kendall?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1993
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kendall
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,958
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +331

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