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Kendall

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Valley of the River Kent
  • #694 All Time
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< 1k Kendale (English)

How popular is the name "Kendall" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1906 5 0 5
1907 8 0 8
1908 6 0 6
1910 11 0 11
1911 9 0 9
1912 17 0 17
1913 45 0 45
1914 30 0 30
1915 45 0 45
1916 49 0 49
1917 45 0 45
1918 47 0 47
1919 57 0 57
1920 60 0 60
1921 67 0 67
1922 60 0 60
1923 48 0 48
1924 66 0 66
1925 71 0 71
1926 67 0 67
1927 82 0 82
1928 74 0 74
1929 64 5 59
1930 67 0 67
1931 55 0 55
1932 67 0 67
1933 87 0 87
1934 67 0 67
1935 82 0 82
1936 81 0 81
1937 84 7 77
1938 97 0 97
1939 112 0 112
1940 114 5 109
1941 127 7 120
1942 120 7 113
1943 141 14 127
1944 110 7 103
1945 144 15 129
1946 147 0 147
1947 168 18 150
1948 172 12 160
1949 177 11 166
1950 172 13 159
1951 155 10 145
1952 204 13 191
1953 222 7 215
1954 232 15 217
1955 240 12 228
1956 334 31 303
1957 418 35 383
1958 459 69 390
1959 485 75 410
1960 556 109 447
1961 482 67 415
1962 497 66 431
1963 533 67 466
1964 658 120 538
1965 552 122 430
1966 506 89 417
1967 484 88 396
1968 499 89 410
1969 476 74 402
1970 547 113 434
1971 629 200 429
1972 445 114 331
1973 461 111 350
1974 443 98 345
1975 367 69 298
1976 353 73 280
1977 331 81 250
1978 448 113 335
1979 452 97 355
1980 560 190 370
1981 561 196 365
1982 640 276 364
1983 605 247 358
1984 901 472 429
1985 913 447 466
1986 1,020 509 511
1987 1,242 702 540
1988 1,237 572 665
1989 1,311 623 688
1990 1,508 642 866
1991 1,510 667 843
1992 1,533 746 787
1993 2,235 1,270 965
1994 2,597 1,648 949
1995 2,265 1,545 720
1996 2,144 1,468 676
1997 2,262 1,559 703
1998 2,340 1,644 696
1999 2,068 1,442 626
2000 2,383 1,650 733
2001 2,101 1,524 577
2002 2,166 1,642 524
2003 2,675 2,182 493
2004 2,844 2,359 485
2005 2,926 2,456 470
2006 2,763 2,322 441
2007 2,640 2,163 477
2008 2,691 2,308 383
2009 2,848 2,414 434
2010 2,758 2,335 423
2011 2,999 2,591 408
2012 2,991 2,622 369
2013 2,882 2,509 373
2014 2,742 2,432 310

Want to know about the populiarty of Kendall? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 85,753 babies born with the name Kendall in the United States. That's more than enough Kendalls to occupy the territory of Isle of Man (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 84,497 (as of March 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1906 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kendall" was in 2012 with a total of 2,622 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kendalls)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kendall" ranks #103 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 12 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 2,844 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kendall" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kendall as well as things modernly associated with the name Kendall such as celebrities named Kendall.

English

Origin and Meaning of Kendall

The name "Kendall" is of English origin, and it means "Valley of the River Kent". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner is a model and television personality with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Kendall was born in 1995 as Kendall Nicole Jenner in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Kendall Gill

Kendall Gill is a nba biography. Kendall was born in 1968 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for loyalty, that you show.

Your name in reverse order is "Lladnek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Klnleda". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Kendall born Sep 10, 1958

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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