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Kendrick

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 5 0 5
1913 14 0 14
1914 17 0 17
1915 16 0 16
1916 14 0 14
1917 19 0 19
1918 11 0 11
1919 17 0 17
1920 20 0 20
1921 13 0 13
1922 19 0 19
1923 8 0 8
1924 28 0 28
1925 21 0 21
1926 10 0 10
1927 14 0 14
1928 27 0 27
1929 21 0 21
1930 11 0 11
1931 9 0 9
1932 16 0 16
1933 13 0 13
1934 15 0 15
1935 19 0 19
1936 6 0 6
1937 8 0 8
1938 19 0 19
1939 10 0 10
1940 21 0 21
1941 27 0 27
1942 25 0 25
1943 26 0 26
1944 20 0 20
1945 16 0 16
1946 16 0 16
1947 23 0 23
1948 19 0 19
1949 24 0 24
1950 26 0 26
1951 25 0 25
1952 22 0 22
1953 25 0 25
1954 24 0 24
1955 32 0 32
1956 29 0 29
1957 35 0 35
1958 30 0 30
1959 36 0 36
1960 34 0 34
1961 54 0 54
1962 42 0 42
1963 55 0 55
1964 63 0 63
1965 65 0 65
1966 69 0 69
1967 97 0 97
1968 106 0 106
1969 126 0 126
1970 224 0 224
1971 378 6 372
1972 307 5 302
1973 372 10 362
1974 374 5 369
1975 375 8 367
1976 420 8 412
1977 485 11 474
1978 507 13 494
1979 554 5 549
1980 475 5 470
1981 481 9 472
1982 511 11 500
1983 476 7 469
1984 478 9 469
1985 469 6 463
1986 586 12 574
1987 656 16 640
1988 652 9 643
1989 714 7 707
1990 737 9 728
1991 775 12 763
1992 685 8 677
1993 645 14 631
1994 630 7 623
1995 571 5 566
1996 577 8 569
1997 570 7 563
1998 567 5 562
1999 562 8 554
2000 524 6 518
2001 479 8 471
2002 469 0 469
2003 537 10 527
2004 471 8 463
2005 433 0 433
2006 486 5 481
2007 476 5 471
2008 519 0 519
2009 493 0 493
2010 504 6 498
2011 499 7 492
2012 575 5 570
2013 1,051 7 1,044
2014 1,019 10 1,009
2015 877 7 870

Fun Facts about the name Kendrick

  • How many people with the first name Kendrick have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26,857 babies born with the first name Kendrick in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kendrick to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kendrick? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kendrick first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kendrick is Thursday, April 25th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Kendrick born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kendrick was in 2013 with a total of 1,044 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kendrick!
  • Random Kendrick Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kendrick ranks 67th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 65 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Kendrick: Your name in reverse order is Kcirdnek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ckkneidr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kendrick? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 27,915 people with the last name Kendrick.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kendrick? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Kendrick as their last name.
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Common last names for Kendrick

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  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Taylor
  • Scott

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kendrick U.S.
  White 64.90% 64.26%
  African American 29.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kendrick

People with the last name Kendrick are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Kendrick

The name "Kendrick" is of English origin, and it means "Bold Ruler". It's a name commonly given to boys.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Idaho.
  3. A town in Oklahoma.

Notable Persons With the Name Kendrick

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is a hip hop music and west coast hip hop musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Kendrick was given the name Kendrick Lamar Duckworth on June 17th, 1987 in Compton, California, U.S. Kendrick is also known as K-Dot.

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Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong is an actor, comedian, and physician. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Ken was given the name Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong on July 13th, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

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Kendrick Perkins

Kendrick Perkins is a basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Cleveland Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Kendrick was born on November 10th, 1984 in Nederland, Texas.

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Kendrick Johnson

Kendrick Johnson was a famous individual. Kendrick was born on October 10th, 1995. They died on January 11th, 2013.

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Jeru the Damaja

Jeru the Damaja is a hip hop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1986. Jeru was given the name Kendrick Jeru Davis on February 14th, 1972.

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Kendrick Sampson

Kendrick Sampson is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Kendrick was given the name Kendrick Smith Sampson in Houston.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kendrick

Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick is an actress and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Anna was born on August 9th, 1985 in Portland, Maine, United States.

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Brian Kendrick

Brian Kendrick is a wrestler. Brian was born on May 29th, 1979 in Fairfax, Virginia.

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Ellie Kendrick

Ellie Kendrick is an actress and stage performer. Ellie was given the name Eleanor Lucy V. Kendrick on June 6th, 1990 in London. Ellie is also known as Kendrick and Eleanor Lucy V. (full name).

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Eddie Kendricks

Eddie Kendricks was a rhythm, blues, pop music, soul music, and disco singer, songwriter, and singing. He plays Vocals. His career lasted from 1955 to 1992. Eddie was given the name Edward James Kendrick on December 17th, 1939 in Union Springs, Alabama, U.S. Eddie is also known as Eddie Kendrick. He passed away on October 5th, 1992.

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Rhonda Ross Kendrick

Rhonda Ross Kendrick is an actress and actor. Rhonda was given the name Rhonda Suzanne Silberstein on August 14th, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Alex Kendrick

Alex Kendrick is an actor and film director. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. Alex was born in 1970 in Athens, Georgia.

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  • Howie Kendrick
    (baseball player)
  • Ken Kendrick
    (businessman)
  • Kyle Kendrick
    (baseball player)
  • Robert Kendrick
    (tennis player)
  • John B. Kendrick
    (from Wyoming)
  • John Allen Kendrick
    (famed human)
  • John Kendrick
    (cloth merchant)
  • Helen Kendrick Johnson
    (children's author)
  • Joe Kendrick
    (soccer player)
  • John William Kendrick
    (civil engineer)

What does the name Kendrick mean?

Kis for knowledge, an avid learner

Eis for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Nis for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Ris for rewards, from your hard work

Iis for immense, are your great qualities

Cis for casual, no pretension here.

Kis for kindness, you always show.

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