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Gender: Male Meaning of Kendrick: "royal ruler, champion" Origin of Kendrick: English and Scottish Kendrick's Popularity in 2018: #418

The name Kendrick is a boy's name of Scottish, English origin meaning "royal ruler, champion". Kendrick is ranked #418 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 "Drop Your FAVORITE Boys Name".

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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stella2007 Says:


Love this name, sounds really masculine and cool. I love the Kendrick Lamar association because he's a great rapper. I really love the meaning of the name, champion and royal ruler, can't get any cooler than that!

alextheindigo Says:


This is kind of a cool name and Kendrick Lamar is a cool dude

Stella2007 Says:


It's pretty cool

Yara Says:


Good for her. It's also a first name.

ThxNameberry Says:


LOL, a similar name was Anna, these people LOVE Anna Kendrick. ☺

ThxNameberry Says:


That's the last name of Anna Kendrick.

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cabosanmucus Says:


I don't know how Kendrick had a bad connotation but it's cool, it's beyond Kevin and Kenneth.

indiefendi2 Says:


if I was a boy this probably would've been my name.