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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kenley

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Kenley

Kenley Jansen is a baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kenley was born on September 30th, 1987 in Willemstad.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kenley

John Kenley was a theatrical producer. John was born on February 20th, 1906 in United States. He died on October 23rd, 2009.

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Luke was born on March 28th, 1945 in Fort Stockton, Texas. Luke is also known as Kenley and Howard A..

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Carlyle was born on February 26th, 1892. He died on July 23rd, 1965.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1924 5 0 5
1935 29 0 29
1936 6 0 6
1937 7 0 7
1938 8 0 8
1948 6 0 6
1951 5 0 5
1953 8 0 8
1955 7 0 7
1956 6 0 6
1957 9 0 9
1958 6 0 6
1959 6 0 6
1961 8 0 8
1964 6 0 6
1965 8 0 8
1966 5 0 5
1967 10 0 10
1969 7 0 7
1970 14 0 14
1971 16 0 16
1972 11 0 11
1973 5 0 5
1974 17 0 17
1975 15 0 15
1976 20 0 20
1977 17 0 17
1978 21 6 15
1979 20 10 10
1980 6 0 6
1981 5 0 5
1982 12 0 12
1983 12 7 5
1984 17 0 17
1985 21 7 14
1986 19 6 13
1987 14 5 9
1988 14 7 7
1989 29 11 18
1990 25 9 16
1991 30 15 15
1992 14 5 9
1993 32 15 17
1994 27 15 12
1995 35 19 16
1996 36 24 12
1997 42 24 18
1998 63 45 18
1999 72 59 13
2000 86 65 21
2001 86 62 24
2002 102 91 11
2003 111 94 17
2004 123 102 21
2005 137 118 19
2006 150 126 24
2007 179 152 27
2008 293 268 25
2009 472 447 25
2010 641 596 45
2011 640 599 41
2012 649 613 36
2013 574 548 26
2014 575 544 31
2015 448 431 17
2016 391 369 22
2017 385 368 17

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Popularity of Kenley as a first name

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Popularity of Kenley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kenley U.S.
  White 75.57% 64.26%
  African American 20.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kenley

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kenley

  • How Popular is the name Kenley? Kenley is the 3,126th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kenley was the 23,167th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kenley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,875 babies born with the first name Kenley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kenley 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 Kenley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1924 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kenley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kenley is Friday, August 6th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Kenley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kenley was in 2012 with a total of 613 babies.
  • Random Kenley Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kenley ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 10 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Kenley: Your name in reverse order is Yelnek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lnykee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kenley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,101 people with the last name Kenley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kenley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kenley as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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