Name: Kendrick

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kendrick

  • Meaning:
    Son of Henry
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  • Meaning:
    Chief hero; high hill
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  • Meaning:
    Keen power
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  • Pronunciation:
    (KEN drik)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kendrick

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Kendrick might be derived from the Old Welsh Cynwrig, composed of cyn (high, chief) and gwr, wr (hero, man) or wrig (hill, summit).
    As a Scottish surname, it is a short form of MacEanraig (son of Henry; son of the home rule).
    It may also be derived from the Old English Cyneric, meaning "royal rule, keen power".

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