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Type Country & Mountain
Scripts Κένυα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. KEHN-yə(English)
KEH-NYA(French)
KEH-nya(Swedish)
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Meaning & History

The country is named for Mount Kenya, which in the Kikuyu language is called Kĩrĩnyaga meaning "the one having stripes".

Related Names

VariantsKĩrĩnyaga(Kikuyu) Kenia(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesKeniya(Bulgarian) Kenija(Croatian) Keňa(Czech) Kenia(Dutch) Kenia(Finnish) Kenia(German) Kenija(Latvian) Kenija(Lithuanian) Kenija(Macedonian) Kenia(Polish) Quênia(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Quénia(Portuguese (European)) Keniya(Russian) Kenija(Serbian) Keňa(Slovak) Kenija(Slovene) Kenia(Spanish) Keniya(Ukrainian)
Given Name DescendantKenya(English)
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