Kendall: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kendall

Kendall

Pronunciation: KEHN-dəl (key)

Origin of the name Kendall:

Transferred use of the English surname derived from a place-name in northwestern England. It has its root in the Old Norse keld (spring).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Kendal, Kendyl

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Comments and insights on the name Kendall: | Edit

I used to really like this name for a girl, but it was spoiled by Kendall Jenner. I can't stand the Kardashians! Or their mother!

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Nicknames for Kendall: | Edit

Kenny, Kenda, Ken, Ken-Doll, Kenna, Kall, Kell, Kal, Kel

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Famous real-life people named Kendall: | Edit

Kendall Jenner, teen model and younger half-sister of Khloe, Kourtney, and Kim Kardashian
Kendall Vertes, cast member of Lifetime's Dance Moms

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Kendall Hart Slater, cosmetics executive on All My Children played by Alicia Minshew

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