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Girl Name: Kenya

Name: Kenya
Pronunciation: \k(e)-nya, ken-ya\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Kenya's also a boy name)
Origin: African
Sounds Like: Kenna, Kena, Genya
Variant forms: Kenia, Kennya
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 824


Kenya \k(e)-nya, ken-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced KEEN-yah. It is of African origin. Place name of the country used as a given name.

Kenya has 2 variant forms: Kenia and Kennya.

Baby names that sound like Kenya are Kenna, Kena and Genya.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Kenya.


Kenya is a very popular first name for women (#824 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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