Mckenzie - boys name

Mckenzie name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Mckenzie name meaning:

The name McKenzie is of Scottish origin and has gained popularity as a unisex name. It is derived from the Gaelic surname MacCoinnich, meaning "son of Coinneach." Coinneach itself means "handsome" or "fair," highlighting positive qualities often associated with the name. As a given name, McKenzie is generally associated with girls, although it can also be used for boys.

People with the name McKenzie are often described as charismatic, confident, and independent. They possess a strong sense of determination and are known for their leadership abilities. McKenzie's tend to be creative and artistic individuals, with a passion for self-expression. They have a natural charm that attracts others to them and are capable of making lasting connections. McKenzie's also value honesty and directness, and are not afraid to speak their minds.

Overall, the name McKenzie carries connotations of beauty, strength, and individuality. It is a name that embodies qualities that are highly admired and respected, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a strong and unique name for their daughter.

Origin: Scottish

The fair one.

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Overall UK ranking: 695 out of 4789

50 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (720)

Historical popularity of Mckenzie

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