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Kendra

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

How popular is the baby 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 121 121 0
1954 114 114 0
1955 136 136 0
1956 237 237 0
1957 208 208 0
1958 200 200 0
1959 259 259 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 871 871 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 1,510 1,504 6
1976 1,638 1,630 8
1977 1,786 1,773 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 2,376 2,367 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 1,242 1,242 0
2006 1,402 1,402 0
2007 1,699 1,699 0
2008 1,448 1,448 0
2009 1,390 1,390 0
2010 1,495 1,495 0
2011 1,068 1,068 0
2012 804 804 0
2013 1,726 1,720 6
2014 1,266 1,266 0
2015 955 955 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Kendra baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 93,358 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 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kendra" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, 79 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of 2,676 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?

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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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Kendra

Kendra Andrews
Kendra Elliot
Kendra Foster
Kendra Scott
Kendra Spears
Kendra Beebe
Kendra Wilkinson Kids
Kendra On Top
Kendra Wilkinson Baskett

Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

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 "Kanerd". 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 Jul 21, 1990

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 Scotland approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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