Kehinde (Short for Omokehinde) is a given name of Yoruba origin meaning "the second-born of the twins" or the one who comes after Taiwo.[1][2] Though Taiwo is the firstborn, it is believed that Kehinde is the elder twin, sending Taiwo into the world first to determine if it is time to be born.[3]

MeaningSecond-born twin
Other names
Variant form(s)Kehindegbegbon, Kaindé
Related namesTaiwo, Taiye
See alsoTaiwo

Notable people with the name include:

Sometimes the name is also used in an Anglicised form as Kenny. Notable people known with this name include:

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Kehinde". Online Nigeria. Retrieved October 24, 2015.
  2. ^ "Kehinde". The Name meaning.
  3. ^ Herman Bauman (2008). African Safari for Jesus. Xlibris Corporation. ISBN 978-1-462-8253-70.[self-published source]