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What does Mackenna mean?

Mackenna Pronunciation of Mackenna as a girls' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin. Variant of Mckenna. Also possibly "son of the handsome one". Influenced by the popularity of Mackenzie.

ASSOCIATED WITH Ma-, -na, irish


VARIANTS Mackendra, Mckenna




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How popular is Mackenna?

Mackenna is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#87348 out of 150436, Top 58%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Mackenna was first listed in 1996 and reached its highest rank of #1322 in the U.S. in 2008, and is at #1959 presently. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mackenna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mackenna outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Mackenna (#1959 A YEAR AGO) ranked in the Top 2000 are Mackenzie (#73) and Mckenna (#248). These relations of Mackenna were at the top of their popularity in 2002 (USAGE OF 0.6%) and are somewhat less common today (USAGE 0.4%, DOWN 43%). Mackenzie has been the most popular choice, though Mckenna has become trendy as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mackenna, Mackenzie, Mckenna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mackenzie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mackenna is alike in pronunciation to Makena and Makenna. Other recommended sound-alike names are Carenna, Carlenna (see Carlene), Dalenna, Gaenna, Jacenda, Jacenia, Jacenta, Jacinna (see Jacinda), Jacketta, Karenna, Macaela, Mackayla, Mackenzey, Macon, Madena, Madonna, Malena, Marcena, Marcenia (see Marcene), Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marianna, Marinna, Markeda, Markeeta, Markesha, Markessa, Marketa, Marketta, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlenne, Marteena, Marteina (see Martina), Maryanna, Masina, Massina, Matrena, Maveena, Maxeen, Maxena, Maxene, Maxina, Maydena, Maysen, Morwenna, Rachanna, Ravenna and Xavienna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mackenna.