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Gender: F Origin of Kenya: African place-name, Russian diminutive Kenya's Popularity in 2015: #892

Kenya, a name borrowed from the East African nation and theoretically unisex, is now used mostly for girls. While it's had its ups and downs since entering the US Top 1000 in 1968, it currently ranks lower than spelling variant Kenia.

Famous People Named Kenya

Kenya Summer Moore, American reality TV personality ("Real Houswives of Atlanta")
Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Kinski-Jones (b. 1993), daughter of music producer Quincy Jones and model/actress Nastassja Kinski

Pop Culture References for the name Kenya

Kenya Rosewater, Defiance character

Kenia, Keenya, Kenja, Kenyia, Kenyah, Kenyana, Kennya, Kenyatta