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Popularity
25k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kenya

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Animal Horn
  • #1454 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1952550
195411110
195514140
1956880
195713130
195819190
195919190
196019190
196118180
196229290
196332320
1964705713
196555496
196674668
1967897712
196814212517
196926521946
197040333667
197145639759
1972660556104
19731,039894145
1974943812131
1975992863129
1976820714106
1977831712119
1978716588128
197970163071
198057952059
198147441757
198245441143
198342238933
198433531322
198531029119
198625823820
198726625115
198828126318
198938034931
199040036634
199140136635
199250747334
199372268240
199471868038
199569867424
199663359934
199747545223
199851947148
199948745631
200055252428
200149746631
200252749433
200349047515
200445943227
200548846523
200659657620
200759858513
200858457014
200948847711
201040839414
201134433410
201258356815
201347846810
20144043986

Want to know about the populiarty of Kenya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 25,258 babies born with the name Kenya in the United States. That's more than enough Kenyas to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1952 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kenya" was in 1973 with a total of 894 babies.

According to the 1975 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kenya" ranks #97 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 40 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1975. Across the entire United States a total of 992 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Kenya" mean?

Kenya (Hebrew): Animal Horn

The name "Kenya" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Animal Horn". It's a name commonly given to girls.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Aynek". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nykae". 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.

Where is the name Kenya popular?



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

Past life for Kenya born Apr 26, 1989

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Russia approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

Name poster for Kenya

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