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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kensey

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Alt. Meaning

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for expert, in your chosen career

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

S is for sensible, the practical side.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1980 7 7 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 12 12 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 19 19 0
1989 19 19 0
1990 22 22 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 25 25 0
1993 21 21 0
1994 28 28 0
1995 31 31 0
1996 38 33 5
1997 17 17 0
1998 27 27 0
1999 18 18 0
2000 26 26 0
2001 34 34 0
2002 30 30 0
2003 28 28 0
2004 32 32 0
2005 20 20 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 38 38 0
2008 23 23 0
2009 29 29 0
2010 35 35 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 37 37 0
2013 25 25 0
2014 31 31 0
2015 19 19 0
2016 23 23 0
2017 15 15 0

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kensey U.S.
  White 38.49% 64.26%
  African American 53.95% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kensey

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kensey

  • How Popular is the name Kensey? Kensey is the 11,497th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kensey was the 65,244th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kensey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 874 babies born with the first name Kensey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kensey to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kensey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Kensey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kensey is Wednesday, November 11th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Kensey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kensey was in 2007 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Kensey Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kensey is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Kensey: Your name in reverse order is Yesnek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Seneky. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kensey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 304 people with the last name Kensey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kensey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kensey as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m 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).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).