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Kenya

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African place-name, Russian diminutive

Kenya Origin and Meaning

The name Kenya is a girl's name of Russian, African origin.
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.
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Kenya Popularity

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Lists containing Kenya

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Famous People Named Kenya

  • Kenya Summer MooreAmerican reality TV personality ("Real Houswives of Atlanta")
  • Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah KinskiJones (b. 1993), daughter of music producer Quincy Jones and model/actress Nastassja Kinski
  • Kenya (b. 2006)daughter of actress Diane Parish
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Kenya in Pop Culture

  • Kenya RosewaterDefiance character
  • Kenyacharacter in book and movie The Hate U Give
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