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Gender: Male Meaning of Kenzo: "strong and healthy" Origin of Kenzo: Japanese

The name Kenzo is a boy's name of Japanese origin meaning "strong and healthy". Kenzo and is often added to lists like Artistic Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Kenzo is a common Japanese name with several creative bearers: the single-named fashion designer, prizewinning architect Kenzo Takada, and painter Kenzo Okada, which makes it internationally recognizable.

Kenzo was chosen for their son by Kimora Lee Simmons and Djimon Hounsou, inspired by the designer.

Kenzo can have other meanings, all positive, depending on the Japanese characters used.

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Famous People Named Kenzo

Kenzo Takada, Japanese-French fashion designer
Kenzō Shirai, Japanese gymnast
Kenzo Suzuki, Japanese pro wrestler
Kenzō Tange, Japanese architect
Kenzō Shirai, Japanese gymnast
Kenzo Kitakata, Japanese novelist
Kenzo Okada, Japanese-American painter
Kenzo Yokoyama, Japanese footballer
Kenzo Lee Hounsou (b. 2009), son of actor Djimon Hounsou and designer Kimora Lee Simmons
Kenzo Kash Hart (b.2017), son of comedian Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish

Pop Culture References for the name Kenzo

Kenzo Tenma, from the anime and manga "Monster"
Kenzo Harper, grandson of Ben and Susan Harper from the BBC TV show "My Family"


Fatima Qawwee Says:


Kevin Hart and his wife just named their son Kenzo.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


Ooh! I like this.

indiefendi2 Says:


My mom loves this, I gotta admit it's a guilty pleasure of mine!

Guest Says:


This is more nickname-y than real name IMO. Like Kenneth nn Kenzo.