[ 3 syll. ke-nyat-ta, ken-ya-tta ] The baby girl name Kenyatta is also used as a boy name, though it is more frequently a girl name. It is pronounced as KehNYEYTTaa- †. Kenyatta is of African origin and it is used mainly in English. Kenyatta is a form of the English Kenya.
Kenyatta is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked in 1975 with 0.014% of baby girls being named Kenyatta. It was #690 in rank then. The baby name has markedly slipped in popularity since then, and is used only on a very modest scale now. Among all girl names in its family, Kenyatta was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2018. Though there were times from 1970 to 1977 when more boys than baby girls were given the name Kenyatta, the name is today more frequently used for baby girls. In 1980, 62% more baby girls than boys were given the name Kenyatta.
Baby names that sound like Kenyatta include Kainda (African), Kamata, Kasinda, Kehinde (African and Yoruban), Kehindeh, Kehyndeh, Kenadee (English), Kenadie, Kenedee, Kenedey, Kenidee, Kenidi, Kenidie, Kenidy, Kennadee, Kennadi, Kennadie, Kennady, Kennedee, and Kennedey.
† Pronunciation for Kenyatta: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"