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Mckay (girl)

What does Mckay mean?

Mckay Pronunciation of Mckay [mck-ay] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Mckay) is of American origin, and the meaning of the name Mckay is "fiery". Mckay is an alternate spelling of Mckayla (American).


1 related form via Mckayla: Mckaylee.

Creative forms:
(female) Mcki, Mckie, ..

(male) Mckcoy, Mcker, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mckay Harmony (M.H.), ..

How popular is Mckay?

Mckay is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#853 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Mckayla (#1027 via latest list) is the only popular variation form of Mckay (not ranked). This form of Mckay was popular as a baby name 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.04%) and has become much less conventional since (adoption 0.01%, 72% less). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mckayla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mckay and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mckay is pronounced similarly to Mecca, Meeka, Mekea, Mica, Micah, Mickee, Mickey, Micki, Mickie, Micky, Mika, Miki, Mikki, Mikko, Myka and Mykah. Other suggested similar names are May and Monay. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mckay.

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