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Makena (girl)

What does Makena mean?

Makena Pronunciation of Makena [mak-e-na] as a girls' name (also used less commonly as boys' name Makena). Used in Gaelic as a variant of Makenna, from Mckenna.

Associated with: gaelic.


Makena has 1 variant: Makenna.

2 more alternative forms via Mckenna: Mackendra and Mackenna.

Creative forms:
(female) Maena, Makema, ..

(male) Makan, Makema, ..

Middle name pairings:
Makena Marlie (M.M.), ..

How popular is Makena?

Makena is an unusual given name for women. Makena is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Makena was first listed in 1996 and reached its peak position of #719 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is currently at #1131. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Makena (#1131 a year ago) rated in the Top 2000 are Mckenna (#248 a year ago), Makenna (#286) and Mackenna (#1959). Usage of these forms of Makena was common 13 years ago (adoption of 0.2%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.16%, 21%). Mckenna and Makenna are two of the more chic names for newborns here.

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

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