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Meaning and name origin

Mackenzie \m(a)-cken-zie, mack(e)-nzie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Mackenzie), is pronounced ma-KEN-zee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mackenzie is "fire-born; son of the wise ruler". The name's development was also influenced by Cainnech, meaning "good-looking". Originally a surname and male name, but actress Mackenzie Phillips has made it popular as a masculine name for girls. See also Kenzie and Mc- names.

Mackenzie has 4 variant forms: Mackenzey, Makensie, Makenzie and Mckenzie.

For more information, see also the related girl name Mackenna.

There is 1 masculine form of Mackenzie: Mac.


Mackenzie is a very popular first name for females (#1658 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2574 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mackenzie for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mackenzie name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mackenzie and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kenzie, Mackenna, Mackenzie, Makenzie and Mckenzie. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kenzie, Mackenzie, Makenzie, Mckenzie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kenzie, Mackenna, Mackenzie, Makenzie, Mckenzie outside U.S.


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