Kendall

Kendall - A very unique female name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kendall, meaning valley of the river Kent, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1949 on position #1806. 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 girl name Kendall was given to 2,597 baby girls in 2012, ranking #116 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 544 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kendall peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 116.



Famous with this name

Kendall Cross
Cavan Kendall
Suzy 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 Indiana at position #53 - and is the least popular in Oregon at position #286.

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.

Kendal / Kyndall / Kendyl / Kyndal / Kendyll / Kendell / Kendahl / Kyndle / Kendalyn / Kyndel /

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
2012116
2011123
2010133
2009133
2008149
2007166
2006148
2005132
2004137
2003156
2002196
2001208
2000191
1999218
1998188
1997194
1996197
1995190
1994180
1993217
1992352
1991383
1990407
1989392
1988410
1987342
1986427
1985469
1984447
1983697
1982627
1981798
1980806
19791537
19781183
19771529
19761359
19751962
19741174
19731027
19721083
1971759
19701100
19691744
19681216
19671166
19661374
19651034
1964912
19631380
19621400
19611590
1960986
19591336
19581334
19571738
19491806

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana53
West Virginia53
Ohio57
Delaware62
Pennsylvania69
Kentucky72
Michigan78
Iowa79
North Dakota84
Maryland85
Georgia86
North Carolina89
Kansas89
New Hampshire93
Tennessee94
Massachusetts97
Hawaii98
Virginia107
Florida110
Wisconsin111
Minnesota112
Maine118
Rhode Island119
Missouri120
Illinois130
Washington132
Alabama134
Texas135
Colorado142
Arizona143
Louisiana144
South Carolina147
New Jersey147
Mississippi153
District of Columbia156
Connecticut157
New York159
Nevada164
Oklahoma166
Arkansas194
South Dakota200
Idaho214
Nebraska222
New Mexico229
California235
Utah267
Oregon286

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 female 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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kendall
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 544
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1949
2012 births +2,597

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