Last name: KENDALL

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KENDALL : This last name is indexed 196,660 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

KENDALL : 1: English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria which takes its name from the river Kent + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ or from the valley of the river Kent itself.2: English (of Welsh origin): from an Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Cynddelw which was borne by a famous 12th-century Welsh poet. It probably derives from a Celtic word meaning ‘exalted high’ + delw ‘image effigy’.

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