US Popularity:1340
Meaning:Knowing; Royal power; Bold power; Chief hero
Kendra is a girl’s name of British or possibly Celtic origin, meaning “knowing.” Other potential meanings of this ancient name include “royal power,” “bold power,” and “chief hero.” Knowledge and wisdom are great qualities to have, so you can’t go wrong with this name for your little ruler or champion. Popular in the 80s and 90s, Kendra experienced another spike in popularity in 2013 when it re-entered the top 200 names.

Kendra Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Kendra is currently #1031 on The Bump
Girl:Kendra is currently #469 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Kendra is currently #1340 in U.S. births
Girl:Kendra is currently #514 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 93
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Kendra, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Kendrick, January 2022

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, ken (v.), September 2017

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