Kendrick

Kendrick - A very unique male name



  Apr 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kendrick, meaning royal ruler, champion, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1919 on position #1809. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kendrick and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kendrick? 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 Kendrick. The baby boy name Kendrick was given to 538 baby boys in 2012, ranking #469 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,050 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kendrick peaked in popularity 30 years ago in 1987 on position 323.



Famous with this name

Anna Kendrick
Kendrick Hudson
Autumn Kendrick


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Kendrick is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kendrick is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #214 - and is the least popular in New Jersey at position #907.

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 Kendrick is where you live.


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Kendrick origin and meaning

Kendrick is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means royal ruler, champion. To see famous people named Kendrick, pop culture references for the name Kendrick and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kendrick

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

Kentrell / Keandre / Kendarius / Kendric / Keondre / Kendarious / Kendrell / Kendra / Kendry / Kenderick /

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
2012469
2011517
2010522
2009531
2008520
2007532
2006531
2005552
2004522
2003472
2002488
2001490
2000459
1999424
1998419
1997414
1996411
1995407
1994379
1993373
1992344
1991332
1990338
1989327
1988334
1987323
1986336
1985385
1984381
1983371
1982361
1981372
1980366
1979333
1978347
1977360
1976376
1975401
1974401
1973405
1972449
1971419
1970522
1969703
1968691
1967784
1966937
1965859
19641099
19621263
19611227
19431612
19281635
19241912
19221884
19191809

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana214
Mississippi223
South Carolina245
Florida300
Georgia310
Connecticut343
Alabama343
Kansas353
Virginia370
Arkansas374
Iowa382
Illinois392
New Mexico407
Indiana411
North Carolina430
Kentucky433
Ohio440
Texas443
Utah475
Maryland481
Minnesota485
Arizona491
Massachusetts498
Tennessee531
Oklahoma535
Missouri588
New York620
Michigan682
Wisconsin711
California743
Pennsylvania759
Colorado768
New Jersey907

Even more about Kendrick


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 Kendrick 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 Kendrick?

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
1987
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Kendrick
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,050
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1919
2012 births +538

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