What does Mackenzie mean?
Mackenzie /mack-en-zie/ as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' 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.
Affiliated girl name: Mackenna.
Mackenzie has 1 masculine form: Mac.Kreatif forms: Mackensi, Mykenzie. [more]
How popular is Mackenzie?
Mackenzie is a very popular first name for females (#1658 out of 4276, Top 39%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#2515 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Mackenzie for girls. Mackenzie was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #40 in the U.S. in 2001, and is at #69 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Mackenzie and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Mackenzie (#69 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000 are Mckenzie (#145 in 2014), Makenzie (#181) and Kenzie (#244). Usage of these relations of Mackenzie reached its apex in 2013 (adoption of 0.844%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.84%, ▼0.4%). Kenzie, Mckenzie, Mackenzie and Makenzie are four of the more fashionable baby names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar baby names are Jackie, Macee, Macie, Mackendra, Maizie, Makena, Malanie, Malkie, Marcenia, Margerie, Marjerie, Markee, Markie, Marlene, Marleni, Marlenne, Marnie, Maurene, Maxence, Maxene, Maylene, Mazie, Mckenna, Mickee and Mickie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mackenzie.