English and Scottish
"royal ruler, champion"

Kendrick Origin and Meaning

The name Kendrick is a boy's name of Scottish, English origin meaning "royal ruler, champion".

Punchy surname name that found some favor in the last couple of decades—potentially due to rapper Kendrick Lamar. It was one of the quickest rising boy names in 2013 when it reached its high point at #318.

# 464 in the US

Kendrick Rank in US Top 1000

# 2130 on Nameberry

Kendrick Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Kendrick Popularity

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Famous People Named Kendrick

  • Kendrick Lamar (Duckworth)American rapper
  • Kendrick LewisAmerican football player
  • Kendrick Brett MeekU.S. Congressman from Florida
  • Kendrick Jeru David aka Jeru the DamajaAmerican rapper
  • Kendrick La'Dale PerkinsAmerican basketball player
  • Kendrick KangJoh "Ken" Jeong, American actor
  • Kendrick Jevon DeanAmerican songwriter and music producer
  • Kendrick Crosby FrazierAmerican science writer
  • (William) Kendrick SmithymanNew Zealand poet
  • Kendrick Allen DeWitt ScottAmerican jazz drummer
  • Jonathan Kendrick "Johnny" LewisAmerican actor
  • Kendrick Kurt Patino (b. 2012)son of American actress Kelly Stables

Kendrick in Pop Culture

  • Kendrickcharacter on TV's "Young & Hungry" and "Young & Sofia"
  • Sean Kendrickmain character in "The Scorpio Races" by Maggie Stiefvater

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