What does Makenzie mean?
Makenzie /ma-ken-zie/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name means "fire-born; son of the wise ruler". Makenzie is an alternate form of Mackenzie (Irish, Gaelic). Compare surname Mckinzie.
How popular is Makenzie?
Makenzie is an unusual first name for women. Makenzie is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Makenzie for girls. Makenzie entered the list in 1991 and reached its peak rank of #139 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #181. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Makenzie and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Makenzie (#181 the previous year) are Mackenzie (#69 the previous year) and Mckenzie (#145). Adoption of these girl names was at its highest in 2011 (usage of 0.886%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.8683%, down 2%). Mckenzie (#145), Mackenzie (#69) and Makenzie (#181) are three of the more chic names for newborns here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)