Last name origins & meanings:
- English: habitational name from Kendal in Cumbria, recorded in
1095 as Kircabikendala ‘village with a church in the valley of
the Kent river’.
- From an Anglicized form of the Welsh
personal name Cynddelw, which was borne by a famous
12th-century Welsh poet. It probably derives from a Celtic word
meaning ‘exalted’, ‘high’ + delw ‘image’, ‘effigy’.
This name appears in the following lists:
Mountains and Valleys,
Stars and Planets
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