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Gender: M Origin of Kenyatta: African hero name

Used to honor Jomo Kenyatta, the first president of the independent Kenyan republic. The problem: with the name Kenya now used largely for girls, along with the vowel ending, Kenyatta sounds fairly feminine.

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Famous People Named Kenyatta

Kenyatta Blake, American rapper
Jomo Kenyatta - first president of Kenya, considered a hero.
Uhuru Kenyatta - fourth and current president of Kenya, son of Jomo Kenyatta

Pop Culture References for the Name Kenyatta

Kenyatta airport in Nairobi, Kenya

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