• 8k Kenia
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kenia mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kenia

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  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Kenia means "The greatest champion" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Kenia is of English origin and means "Child of god".
Other origins: Spanish

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

A is for activities, for you have many.

Notable Persons Named Kenia

Kenia was born on January 22nd, 1986 in Holguín.

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Kenia Arias is a pop music, dance-pop, and synthpop singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, model, entrepreneur, author, singing, and model (people). Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Kenia was born Kenia Arias on October 22nd, 1982 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Kenia Jayantilal is a cricketer.

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Kenia was born on April 7th, 1981 in Santo Domingo.

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Kenia López Rabadán is a politician. Kenia was born on October 25th, 1974 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Kenia was born on May 6th, 1975.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kenia

Levan Kenia is a soccer player for the SK Slavia Prague, FC Dinamo Tbilisi, FC Locomotive Tbilisi, FC Schalke 04, FC Karpaty Lviv, Fortuna Düsseldorf, Georgia national under-17 football team, Georgia national under-19 football team, and Georgia national under-21 football team. Levan was born on October 18th, 1990 in Tbilisi.

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Kenia was born on April 7th, 1981 in Santo Domingo.

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How popular is the baby name Kenia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1961 5 5 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 7 7 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 10 10 0
1969 11 11 0
1970 15 15 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 20 20 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 15 15 0
1975 26 26 0
1976 21 21 0
1977 25 25 0
1978 33 33 0
1979 32 32 0
1980 60 60 0
1981 55 55 0
1982 38 38 0
1983 47 47 0
1984 33 33 0
1985 42 42 0
1986 46 46 0
1987 34 34 0
1988 67 67 0
1989 98 98 0
1990 117 117 0
1991 128 128 0
1992 207 200 7
1993 171 171 0
1994 272 272 0
1995 243 243 0
1996 213 213 0
1997 213 213 0
1998 207 207 0
1999 219 214 5
2000 213 213 0
2001 282 282 0
2002 281 281 0
2003 311 311 0
2004 263 263 0
2005 296 296 0
2006 301 301 0
2007 287 287 0
2008 256 256 0
2009 190 190 0
2010 193 193 0
2011 159 159 0
2012 442 442 0
2013 297 297 0
2014 319 319 0
2015 361 361 0
2016 450 450 0

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Popularity of Kenia as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kenia U.S.
  White 52.78% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 35.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kenia

People with the last name Kenia are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kenia

  • How Popular is the name Kenia? Kenia is the 2,876th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kenia was the 151,532nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kenia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,671 babies born with the first name Kenia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kenia to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kenia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kenia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kenia is Tuesday, December 22nd, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Kenia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kenia was in 2016 with a total of 450 babies.
  • Random Kenia Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kenia is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Kenia: Your name in reverse order is Ainek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enkai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kenia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 108 people with the last name Kenia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kenia? Kenia is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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