Kerensa Origin and Meaning

The name Kerensa is a girl's name of Cornish origin meaning "love".

Kerensa, forever romantic, is a rare Cornish name spelled with an 's' or 'z', the most modern of the Karen family. Kerensa (or Kerenza) has ties to the Welsh Cerys.

Kerensa is a name favored by novelists who are using a Cornish setting, such as Victoria Holt in The Legend of the Seventh Virgin.

The Kerenza spelling has a bit more zip.

Kerensa Popularity

Famous People Named Kerensa

  • Paul KerensaEnglish comedian/writer