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Kensington is a unisex baby name that means “town of Cynsige’s people”. Kensington was originally a place name that became a given name. Kensington has never been in the top 1,000 baby names but it has a royal ring to it because of Kensington Palace.

Meaning and Origin of the Name Kensington:

Kensington is a unisex baby name of English origin. Kensington means “town of Cynsige’s people” and was originally the name of a neighborhood in London, England. Today, the name is often associated with the Kensington Palace.

Symbolism of the Name Kensington:

Kensington is the name of one of the royal palaces of the British royal family.

Nicknames for the Name Kensington:

There are tons of nicknames to choose from when it comes to Kensington! These are just some of the wonderful nicknames that can be paired with this royal-sounding name:

  • Ken
  • Kenny 
  • Kena
  • Sin
  • Sing
  • Ton
  • Tony
  • Kenna
  • Kensi
  • Singer
  • Toni 
  • Kensa
  • Ensi
  • Enzo 
  • Sington
  • Ensin
  • Kenton
baby name Kensington

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Gender of the Name Kensington:

Kensington is a unisex baby name — it's given to both boys and girls.

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Emotion Evoked From the Name Kensington:

Kensington evokes feelings of maturity and class.

Alternative Spellings for the Name Kensington:

Kinsington, Kynsington, Kensingtyn

Popularity of the Name Kensington:

According to the Social Security Administration, Kensington is an uncommon unisex baby name. Kensington has rarely appeared on the top 1,000 baby names list. The name appeared on the top 1,000 girls list in 2015 and 2016. It has never been on the top 1,000 names list for boys.

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Famous People with the Name Kensington:

  • KensingtonRavenel (daughter of reality TV personalities Kathryn Dennis and Thomas Ravenel)
  • KensingtonBrown (daughter of TV personalities Sean Brown and Casey Reinhardt)
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