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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 prominent 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).

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