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Kendra

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Water Baby, Magical
  • #662 All Time
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1k Kendria (English)
< 1k Kiandra (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1936 8 8 0
1937 5 5 0
1938 7 7 0
1939 13 13 0
1940 20 20 0
1941 21 21 0
1942 33 33 0
1943 37 37 0
1944 34 34 0
1945 53 53 0
1946 77 77 0
1947 95 95 0
1948 79 79 0
1949 75 75 0
1950 92 92 0
1951 105 105 0
1952 96 96 0
1953 122 122 0
1954 113 113 0
1955 136 136 0
1956 237 237 0
1957 208 208 0
1958 199 199 0
1959 260 260 0
1960 285 285 0
1961 351 351 0
1962 366 366 0
1963 411 411 0
1964 392 392 0
1965 453 453 0
1966 715 715 0
1967 795 795 0
1968 695 695 0
1969 870 870 0
1970 1,152 1,152 0
1971 1,488 1,482 6
1972 1,405 1,398 7
1973 1,271 1,264 7
1974 1,503 1,490 13
1975 1,509 1,503 6
1976 1,638 1,630 8
1977 1,787 1,774 13
1978 1,915 1,904 11
1979 2,089 2,069 20
1980 1,820 1,815 5
1981 1,860 1,850 10
1982 1,780 1,762 18
1983 1,621 1,610 11
1984 1,935 1,919 16
1985 1,852 1,838 14
1986 2,767 2,758 9
1987 3,863 3,841 22 #77 girl name
1988 3,786 3,761 25 #80 girl name
1989 3,267 3,229 38 #99 girl name
1990 2,801 2,788 13
1991 2,718 2,705 13
1992 2,676 2,671 5
1993 2,612 2,605 7
1994 2,545 2,534 11
1995 2,377 2,372 5
1996 2,375 2,366 9
1997 2,052 2,052 0
1998 2,035 2,035 0
1999 1,839 1,839 0
2000 1,737 1,730 7
2001 1,495 1,495 0
2002 1,390 1,385 5
2003 1,235 1,235 0
2004 1,208 1,199 9
2005 1,241 1,241 0
2006 1,402 1,402 0
2007 1,698 1,698 0
2008 1,448 1,448 0
2009 1,390 1,390 0
2010 1,495 1,495 0
2011 1,067 1,067 0
2012 802 802 0
2013 1,726 1,720 6
2014 1,262 1,262 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Kendra? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 92,392 babies born with the name Kendra in the United States. That's more than enough Kendras to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kendra" was in 1987 with a total of 3,841 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kendras)

According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kendra" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 69 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 3,863 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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Where is the name Kendra popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kendra in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Kendra

The name "Kendra" is of English origin, and it means "Water Baby, Magical". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson is a television personality, businesswoman, glamour model, and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Kendra was born in 1985 as Kendra Leigh Wilkinson in San Diego, California, U.S.

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Kendra Jade

Kendra Jade is an adult biography. Kendra was born in 1977 in Northampton, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

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Alternative Meanings

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Ardnek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dkraen". 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 Kendra born May 15, 1982

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 USA South-East approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Kendra

Name poster for Kendra(click to save the high quality version)

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