Given Name KENYA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KEN-yə   [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of the African country. The country is named for Mount Kenya, which in the Kikuyu language is called Kĩrĩnyaga meaning "the one having stripes". It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 1960s.

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