The name "Kendra" is of Welsh origin, and it means "greatest champion" or "high hill." The name is also of Scottish origin, where it means "son of Henry." Kendra of English origin means "water baby, magical."
Kendra is typically a girl's name, and is pronounced ken-dra. The name is believed to be a form of the male name Kenneth or a modern blend of the names Ken and Sandra. Variant spellings of the name include Kyndra and Keandra.
Kendra is a popular name for girls. In 2012, it ranked No. 387 in popularity as a name given to new female babies.