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Gender: Female Meaning of Kenza: "treasure" Origin of Kenza: Arabic

The name Kenza is a girl's name meaning "treasure". Kenza and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Kenza may feel perfectly in step with modern names like McKenzie and Kinsey and Kendra, but there was an 8th century Moroccan queen named Kenza so the name has deep roots. Kenza is that rare name that's equally attractive, simple, and unusual

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Famous People Named Kenza

Kenza al-Awrabiya, mother of Moulay Idris II (791-828), founder of the Moroccan state, and spouse of Idris I
Kenza Braiga (b. 1976), French actress and author of Iraqi origin
Kenza Morsli (b. 1990), Algerian singer
Kenza Zouiten (b. 1991), Swedish fashion model

Pop Culture References for the name Kenza

Arabic name meaning "treasure"


Lricotta Says:


Named my first born Kenza Monear and she fits her name well she’s truly a treasure.

stellarvra99 Says:


Love it, love it, love it! Such an unusual and unexpected choice, but at the same time feminine and with a good history and roots. All topped up with a modern feel to it!