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Meaning and Name Origin

Mackenzie \m(a)-cken-zie, mack(e)-nzie\ 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.


Variations

Mackenzie has 4 variants: Mackenzey, Makensie, Makenzie and Mckenzie.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Mackenna.

Mackenzie has 3 more related variations via Kenzie: Kenza, Kenzy and Kinzie.

Mackenzie has 1 masculine form: Mac.


Popularity

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 (#2574 out of 88799, Top 3%). (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)

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

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

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 girl names reached its apex in 2013 and is almost as widespread today. Kenzie (#244), Mckenzie (#145), Mackenzie (#69) and Makenzie (#181) are four of the more fashionable baby names in this list. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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