my mother named me Kendra

My mother named me “Kendra” because she liked the name, she said.  Although the name “Kendra” has ranked in the US  1000 Most Popular Names since 1946, “Kendra” wasn’t so popular when I was born in 1979.  The name ranked #137 out of 1000, but when I was growing up in Miami, Florida, I was the only somebody I knew named “Kendra.” I didn’t like my name very much.  I … Continue reading my mother named me Kendra