Kendrick name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Kendrick

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Kendrick is of Gaelic origin and means "Champion, Bold Ruler, Royal".
  2. A user from Nigeria says the name Kendrick means "Royal priesthood".
  3. According to a user from Washington, U.S., the name Kendrick is of English origin and means "The butler".
  4. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Kendrick is of English origin and means "Real strong".
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International Interest
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Idaho.
  3. A town in Oklahoma.

Notable Persons Named Kendrick

Notable Persons Named Kendrick

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is a hip hop music and west coast hip hop musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Kendrick was given the name Kendrick Lamar Duckworth on June 17th, 1987 in Compton, California, U.S. Kendrick is also known as K-Dot.

Ken Jeong

Ken Jeong is an actor, comedian, and physician. He has had major accomplishments since 1997. Ken was given the name Kendrick Kang-Joh Jeong on July 13th, 1969 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.

Kendrick Perkins

Kendrick Perkins is a basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans, Boston Celtics, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Cleveland Cavaliers in the National Basketball Association. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Kendrick was born on November 10th, 1984 in Nederland, Texas.

Kendrick Johnson

Kendrick was born on October 10th, 1995. They died on January 11th, 2013.

Jeru the Damaja

Jeru the Damaja is a hip hop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1986. Jeru was given the name Kendrick Jeru Davis on February 14th, 1972.

Kendrick Sampson

Kendrick Sampson is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Kendrick was given the name Kendrick Smith Sampson in Houston.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kendrick

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kendrick

Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick is an actress and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 1998. Anna was born on August 9th, 1985 in Portland, Maine, United States.

Brian Kendrick

Brian Kendrick is a wrestler. Brian was born on May 29th, 1979 in Fairfax, Virginia.

Ellie Kendrick

Ellie Kendrick is an actress and stage performer. Ellie was given the name Eleanor Lucy V. Kendrick on June 6th, 1990 in London. Ellie is also known as Kendrick and Eleanor Lucy V. (full name).

Eddie Kendricks

Eddie Kendricks was a rhythm, blues, pop music, soul music, and disco singer, songwriter, and singing. He plays Vocals. His career lasted from 1955 to 1992. Eddie was given the name Edward James Kendrick on December 17th, 1939 in Union Springs, Alabama, U.S. Eddie is also known as Eddie Kendrick. He passed away on October 5th, 1992.

Rhonda Ross Kendrick

Rhonda Ross Kendrick is an actress and actor. Rhonda was given the name Rhonda Suzanne Silberstein on August 14th, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Alex Kendrick

Alex Kendrick is an actor and film director. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. Alex was born in 1970 in Athens, Georgia.

  • Howie Kendrick
    Baseball Player
  • Ken Kendrick
  • Kyle Kendrick
    Baseball Player
  • Robert Kendrick
    Tennis Player
  • John B. Kendrick
    From Wyoming
  • John Allen Kendrick
  • John Kendrick
    Cloth Merchant
  • Helen Kendrick Johnson
    Children's Author
  • Joe Kendrick
    Soccer Player
  • John William Kendrick
    Civil Engineer

Common last names for Kendrick

  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Taylor
  • Scott

Common first names for Kendrick

  • James
  • John
  • William
  • Mary
  • Robert
  • George
  • Charles
  • Thomas
  • Willie
  • Joseph
  • Elizabeth
  • Margaret
  • J
  • Ruth
  • David
  • Betty
  • Frank
  • Richard

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kendrick U.S.
  White 64.90% 64.26%
  African American 29.71% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.51% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kendrick

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Kendrick

  • What name lists does Kendrick rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kendrick? Kendrick is the 1,408th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kendrick was the 1,259th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kendrick have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,960 babies born with the first name Kendrick in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kendrick to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kendrick? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kendrick first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kendrick is Thursday, April 25th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Kendrick born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kendrick was in 2013 with a total of 1,046 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kendrick!
  • Random Kendrick Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kendrick ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 63 babies in Louisiana have the same name in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Kendrick: The name spelled backwards is Kcirdnek. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Kikdercn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kendrick? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 27,915 people with the last name Kendrick.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kendrick? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Kendrick as their last name.
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