Regal and staid Kendrick has become a consistently popular boys’ name in contemporary times. This name of English, Scottish and Welsh origin is one your son will have to grow into as Kendrick for a bouncing baby boy sounds a bit too stiff. Imagine yourself yelling “Get over here, Kendrick!” or “Don’t touch that Kendrick!” Feels weird, no? But for a grown man, Kendrick is a name that conveys a certain tone of authority with a dash of rebellious coolness. What a difference a few years make!