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Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of a surname derived from the English placename Kendale:

1) 'valley of the river Kent', the river name being of Celtic origin and of unknown meaning [1]

2) 'valley with a well' of Old Norse origin [2]

Related Names

Kendal Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Kendel Norwegian Swedish


Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Kendal
Genitive: Kendals
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Kendal
Genitive: Kendalin
Partitive: Kendalia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Kendal
Genitive: Kendals
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Kendal
Genitive: Kendals


Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Kendal.


  1. A. D. Mills: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names (2003)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,