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93k
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841
in the U.S.
in 2010

Kendra

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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

Fun Facts about the name Kendra

  • How many people with the first name Kendra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 93,358 babies born with the first name Kendra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kendra to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kendra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kendra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kendra is Sunday, July 20th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Kendra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kendra was in 1987 with a total of 3,841 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kendra!
  • Random Kendra Factoid: According to the 1989 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kendra ranks 54th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 77 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1989.
  • Weird things about the name Kendra: Your name in reverse order is Ardnek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dekarn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kendra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 841 people with the last name Kendra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kendra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kendra as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Common last names for Kendra

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Common first names for Kendra

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kendra U.S.
  White 90.73% 64.26%
  African American 2.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kendra

People with the last name Kendra are most frequently White

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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.

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.

Coined in the latter half of the twentieth century, presumably Blend of Kenneth +‎ Sandra.

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons With the Name Kendra

Kendra Lust

Kendra Lust is an influential human. Kendra was born on September 18th, 1978.

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Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson is a television personality, businesswoman, glamour model, author, businessperson, and model (people). Her ongoing career started in 2004. Kendra was given the name Kendra Leigh Wilkinson on June 12th, 1985 in San Diego, California, U.S. Kendra is also known as Baskett and Kendra.

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Kendra Smith

Kendra Smith is an alternative rock musician. She plays Flute, Piano, and Bass guitar. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1995. Kendra was born on March 14th, 1960.

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Kendra Harrison

Kendra Harrison is a noteworthy human. Kendra was born on September 18th, 1992 in Clayton, North Carolina.

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Salwa Aga Khan

Salwa Aga Khan is an important individual. Salwa was given the name Kendra Spears on August 5th, 1988 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Salwa is also known as Spears and Kendra.

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Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott is a fashion design and fashion designer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Kendra was born on March 27th, 1974 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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  • Kendra Todd
    (real estate agent)
  • Kendra Jade Rossi
    (famed somebody)
  • Kendra Morris
    (musician)
  • Kendra Ross
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Kendra Moyle
    (noteworthy individual)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kendra

Dan Kendra

Dan Kendra is a football player. Dan was born on March 15th, 1976 in Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Gertu Kendra

Gertu Kendra is an athlete for the FC Flora Tallinn (women).

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What does the name Kendra mean?

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Eis for expert, in your chosen career

Nis for noble, your regal bearing.

Dis for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

Ris for realist, the way you are.

Ais for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

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