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 1000 baby names but it has a royal ring to it because of Kensington Palace.

Meaning of the name Kensington:

English: town Of Cynsige's people

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.

Symbolism of the name Kensington:

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

baby name Kensington

Style of the name Kensington:

traditional

Gender of the name Kensington:

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

Pronunciation of the name Kensington:

KEN-zing-ten

Number of syllables in the name Kensington:

three

Emotion evoked from the name Kensington:

Kensington evokes feelings of maturity and class.

Alternative spellings for the name Kensington:

Kinsington, Kynsington, Kensingtyn

Nicknames for the name Kensington:

  • Ken
  • Kenny 
  • Kena
  • Sin
  • Sing
  • Ton
  • Tony

Popularity of the name Kensington:

According to the Social Security Administration, Kensington is an uncommon unisex baby name. Kensington has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names list.

Related names for the name Kensington:

Great middle names for the name Kensington and their meanings:

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Girls:

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)

Kensington in popular culture: