Kendrick Name Meaning & Origin

Kendrick

Pronunciation: KEHN-drik (key)

Origin of the name Kendrick:

Transferred use of the surname, which has several different roots. It is derived from the Old Welsh Cynwrig, an obsolete compound name composed of the elements cyn (high, chief) and gwr, wr (hero, man), or of cyn (high, chief) and wrig (hill, summit). As a Scottish surname, it is a short form of MacKendrick and MacKenrick, from the Gaelic MacEanraig (son of Henry). The English surname and its variant forms are derived from the Old English Cynerīc, a compounding of the elements cyne (royal) and rīc (power, rule). Var: Kenrick.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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My little brother's name is Kendrick and he's always getting comments on how unusual it it. My parents couldn't agree on whether they were going to name him Kenneth, after my father's uncle, or Rick, after my father, so they combined the names and they came up with Kendrick.

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Kendrick Clancy, NFL defensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints.
Kendrick Perkins, basketball center for the Boston Celtics of the NBA.
Kendrick Smithyman, New Zealander poet.
Kyle Kendrick, starting pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Kendrick Lamar Duckworth, Grammy nominated rapper
Kendrick Kurt Patino (b. 2012), son of American actress Kelly Stables

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