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Girl Name: Kendal

Name: Kendal
Pronunciation: \k(e)-ndal, ken-dal\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Kendal's also a boy name)
Meaning: the Kent river valley
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Kyndal, Kendyl, Kendahl
Similar Names: Kenda, Kendis, Kyndall, Kindall, Kendell, Kendra, Kendri, Kendrah, Wendall
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3636
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 83028


Kendal \k(e)-ndal, ken-dal\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Kendal), is a variant of Kendall (Old English), and the meaning of Kendal is "the Kent river valley".

The baby name Kendal sounds like Kyndal, Kendyl and Kendahl. Other similar baby names are Kenda, Kendis, Kyndall, Kindall, Kendell, Kendra, Kendri, Kendrah and Wendall.


Kendal is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3636 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#83028 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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