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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kenzie mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Kenzie

"Kenzie" is a name of Scottish origin, and it means "Descendant of the handsome man". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, short form of MacKenzie

Notable Persons Named Kenzie

Kenzie is a k-pop and dance-pop songwriter. She has been prominent since 2002. Kenzie was given the name Kim Yeon Jung in 1976 in Shimane Prefecture. Kenzie is also known as Kenzie.

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Kenzie Ruston is an athlete for the Rev Racing. Kenzie was born on October 12th, 1991 in El Reno, Oklahoma.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kenzie

Martin Kenzie was a second unit, cinematographer, and second unit director. Martin was born on April 29th, 1956 in Cambridge, England, United Kingdom. He breathed his last breath on July 16th, 2012.

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Kenzie is a k-pop and dance-pop songwriter. She has been prominent since 2002. Kenzie was given the name Kim Yeon Jung in 1976 in Shimane Prefecture. Kenzie is also known as Kenzie.

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Deon was born on March 11th, 1996 in Devonport, Tasmania.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 5 0 5
1922 6 0 6
1928 6 0 6
1943 5 0 5
1946 6 0 6
1951 7 0 7
1952 5 0 5
1953 6 0 6
1954 5 0 5
1955 6 0 6
1956 6 0 6
1957 5 0 5
1960 5 0 5
1964 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1970 5 5 0
1972 11 6 5
1976 11 11 0
1977 24 13 11
1978 27 16 11
1979 37 26 11
1980 32 21 11
1981 33 24 9
1982 44 39 5
1983 46 38 8
1984 32 25 7
1985 42 36 6
1986 55 55 0
1987 65 59 6
1988 77 70 7
1989 77 71 6
1990 127 118 9
1991 158 147 11
1992 177 177 0
1993 160 151 9
1994 235 225 10
1995 198 191 7
1996 252 244 8
1997 259 254 5
1998 321 314 7
1999 339 324 15
2000 361 345 16
2001 316 311 5
2002 396 386 10
2003 411 402 9
2004 430 425 5
2005 517 499 18
2006 540 530 10
2007 660 651 9
2008 680 668 12
2009 716 700 16
2010 866 858 8
2011 1,031 1,023 8
2012 1,215 1,205 10
2013 1,236 1,236 0
2014 1,326 1,326 0
2015 1,153 1,143 10
2016 992 986 6
2017 840 835 5

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Popularity of Kenzie as a first name

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Popularity of Kenzie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kenzie U.S.
  White 82.63% 64.26%
  African American 14.21% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kenzie

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

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Fun Facts about the name Kenzie

  • What name lists does Kenzie rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kenzie? Kenzie is the 1,861st most popular name of all time. As a last name Kenzie was the 95,955th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kenzie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,613 babies born with the first name Kenzie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kenzie to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kenzie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kenzie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kenzie is Tuesday, February 17th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Kenzie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kenzie was in 2014 with a total of 1,326 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kenzie!
  • Random Kenzie Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kenzie ranks 85th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 11 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Kenzie: Your name in reverse order is Eiznek. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eeiznk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kenzie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 190 people with the last name Kenzie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kenzie? Kenzie 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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