Gender: Male Origin of Kenyatta: African hero name

Kenyatta Origin and Meaning

The name Kenyatta is a boy's name of African origin.

Used to honor Jomo Kenyatta, the first president of the independent Kenyan republic. The problem: with the name Kenya now used largely for girls, along with the vowel ending, Kenyatta sounds fairly feminine.

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caetano Says:


Of course Nameberry would think its better suited on girls...