Kendal

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Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish

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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

Grammar

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

Statistics

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Kendal.

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

References

  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, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi