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Kendell is an alternative spelling of Kendall. This version was actually more popular for boys for a few years, but these days, this unisex version is more common for girls. It's most likely been influenced by a certain soap opera character and famous reality star and supermodel. Either way, Kendell currently serves as a unique take on a name that's losing some of its freshness. Pair Kendell with classic or current middle names.

Meaning of the name Kendell:

English: From the valley of the River Kent

Origin of the name Kendell:

Kendell is an Old English place name that started out as a surname. It means “valley of the River Kent” and was most likely assigned as a surname to people who lived in a valley near the River Kent when it was first used.

Symbolism of the name Kendell:

Kendell does not offer much in the way of symbolism. New parents may choose it to honor their English heritage. Fans of the soap opera “All My Children” may like the name based on the character Kendall Hart. Supermodel and reality star Kendall Jenner may also offer some symbolism and inspiration.

Style of the name Kendell:

Modern

Gender of the name Kendell:

Kendell is a unisex baby name, though it's more common for girls these days.

Pronunciation of the name Kendell:

KEN-dell

Number of syllables in the name Kendell:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Kendell:

The baby name Kendell evokes images of someone who is intuitive and great at solving puzzles.

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Popularity of the name Kendell:

According to the Social Security Administration, Kendell was a top 1,000 baby name for boys in the United States in 1979, 1981, 1990, and 1991. It ranked at number 993 in 1991.

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Famous people with the name Kendell:

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