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Boy Name: Kendrick

Name: Kendrick
Pronunciation: \k(e)-ndri-ck, ken(d)-rick\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: greatest champion
Origin: Welsh
Sounds Like: Kendrew, Keandre, Keondre, Kentrell
Variant forms: Ken, Kendric, Kendricks, Kendrik, Kendrix, Kendryck, Kenny, Kenrick, Kenrick, Kenricks, Kenrik
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 605
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1015


Kendrick \k(e)-ndri-ck, ken(d)-rick\ as a boy's name is pronounced KEN-drik. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Kendrick is "greatest champion". From Cynwrig which can also mean "high hill". Also possibly from the Gaelic name Mac Eanraig meaning "son of Henry", or the Old English names Ceneric meaning "bold power", and Cyneric meaning "royal power". Surname used as a given name in the 19th century.

Kendrick has 11 variant forms: Ken, Kendric, Kendricks, Kendrik, Kendrix, Kendryck, Kenny, Kenrick, Kenrick, Kenricks and Kenrik.

Baby names that sound like Kendrick are Kendrew, Keandre, Keondre and Kentrell.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kendrick.


Kendrick is a somewhat popular first name for men (#605 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1015 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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