Kendra name meaning

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in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kendra mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Kendra

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Zimbabwe and Canada agree the name Kendra is of Celtic origin and means "Wise woman".
  2. 2 submissions from Canada and the United States agree the name Kendra means "Water baby" and is of Shona origin.
  3. According to a user from Ireland, the name Kendra is of Scottish origin and means "Seeker of wisdom".
  4. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Kendra means "Wise One" and is of English origin.
  5. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Kendra means "Wisdom".
  6. A submission from Utah, U.S. says the name Kendra means "Magic, Wisdom".
  7. A submission from Michigan, U.S. says the name Kendra means "Champion, derived from Kendrick".
  8. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Kendra means "Knowledge" and is of Celtic origin.
  9. According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Kendra means "All-Knowing".
  10. According to a user from North Carolina, U.S., the name Kendra is of Gaelic origin and means "The name of the Lord Christ of her".
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Coined in the latter half of the twentieth century, presumably a blend of Kenneth +‎ Sandra.

  1. A female given name originating as a coinage.

Notable Persons Named Kendra

Notable Persons Named Kendra

Kendra Lust

Kendra was born on September 18th, 1978.

Kendra Wilkinson

Kendra Wilkinson is a television personality, businesswoman, glamour model, author, businessperson, and model (people). Her ongoing career started in 2004. Kendra was given the name Kendra Leigh Wilkinson on June 12th, 1985 in San Diego, California, U.S. Kendra is also known as Baskett and Kendra.

Kendra Smith

Kendra Smith is an alternative rock musician. She plays Flute, Piano, and Bass guitar. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1995. Kendra was born on March 14th, 1960.

Kendra Harrison

Kendra was born on September 18th, 1992 in Clayton, North Carolina.

Salwa Aga Khan

Salwa was given the name Kendra Spears on August 5th, 1988 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Salwa is also known as Spears and Kendra.

Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott is a fashion design and fashion designer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Kendra was born on March 27th, 1974 in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

  • Kendra Todd
    Real Estate Agent
  • Kendra Jade Rossi
  • Kendra Morris
  • Kendra Ross
  • Kendra Moyle

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kendra

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kendra

Dan Kendra

Dan Kendra is a football player. Dan was born on March 15th, 1976 in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Gertu Kendra

Gertu Kendra is an athlete for the FC Flora Tallinn (women).


Common last names for Kendra

  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones

Common first names for Kendra

  • Joseph
  • John
  • Anna
  • George
  • Walter
  • Frank
  • Agnes

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kendra U.S.
  White 90.73% 64.26%
  African American 2.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.71% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.43% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.04% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kendra

People with the last name Kendra are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Kendra

  • What name lists does Kendra rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kendra? Kendra is the 669th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kendra was the 28,380th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kendra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 96,226 babies born with the first name Kendra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kendra to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kendra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1936 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Kendra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kendra is Sunday, July 20th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Kendra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kendra was in 1987 with a total of 3,841 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kendra!
  • Random Kendra Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kendra ranks 81st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 142 babies in Michigan have the same name in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Kendra: The name spelled backwards is Ardnek. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Arndke. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kendra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 841 people with the last name Kendra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kendra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kendra as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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