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Gender: Male Meaning of Kendrick: "royal ruler, champion" Origin of Kendrick: English and Scottish Kendrick's Popularity in 2017: #406

The name Kendrick is a boy's name of Scottish, English origin meaning "royal ruler, champion". Kendrick is ranked #406 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Ruler or Royal and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Makeover Baby Name Game".

From the experts:

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

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Famous People Named Kendrick

Kendrick Lamar (Duckworth), American rapper
Kendrick Lewis, American football player
Kendrick Brett Meek, U.S. Congressman from Florida
Kendrick Jeru David aka Jeru the Damaja, American rapper
Kendrick La'Dale Perkins, American basketball player
Kendrick Kang-Joh "Ken" Jeong, American actor
Kendrick Jevon Dean, American songwriter and music producer
Kendrick Crosby Frazier, American science writer
(William) Kendrick Smithyman, New Zealand poet
Kendrick Allen DeWitt Scott, American jazz drummer
Jonathan Kendrick "Johnny" Lewis, American actor
Kendrick Kurt Patino (b. 2012), son of American actress Kelly Stables

Pop Culture References for the name Kendrick

Kendrick, character on TV's "Young & Hungry" and "Young & Sofia"
Sean Kendrick, main character in "The Scorpio Races" by Maggie Stiefvater

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