Meaning and Origin of Kenley - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Kenley

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Boy name origins & meanings:

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

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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’.