Meaning and Origin of: Kenley

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Dweller at the king's meadow
  • Welsh : Chief hero, royal ruler

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish : reduced form of McKenley, a variant of McKinley, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fionnlaigh.
  • English : habitational name from places in Shropshire and Greater London (formerly Surrey), so named from the Old English personal name Cēna + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.