Name: Kenya

Origin and Meaning of the Name Kenya

  • Meaning:
    The country of Kenya
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (KEN yah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Kenya)
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Miscellaneous Info for Kenya

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    In a surge of popularity toward using place names as first names, this reached #275 in the United States in 2005.

Similar Names to Kenya for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Kenya (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Kenya - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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