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pinWhat does Mckenna mean?

Mckenna /mck-en-na/ as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' name Mckenna) is pronounced ma-KEN-ah. It is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mckenna is "ascend". From the Gaelic word "eirghe". Popular use of this surname as a given name is influenced by the similar use of Mckenzie.


pinVariations

Mckenna has 2 variants: Mackendra and Mackenna.

Related girl name: Makena.

Mckenna has 1 masculine form: Makena.

Kreatif forms: Mckenda, Mikenna, Mokenna. [more]

pinHow popular is Mckenna?

Mckenna is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1226 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Mckenna for girls. Mckenna was first listed in 1991 and reached its peak rank of #177 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is presently at #233. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Makena and Mckenzie (#145 from current records) are the prominent alternative forms of Mckenna (#233 from current records). These forms of Mckenna reached the top of their popularity in 2005 (adoption of 0.636%) and are somewhat less conventional today (adoption 0.541%, down 15%), with the version Makena becoming less in vogue. Mckenna and Mckenzie are two of the more chic names for newborns in this compilation. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Mckenna and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mckenna, Makena, Mckenzie in U.S.

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


pinSimilar Names

Mckenna is alike in pronunciation to Makenna. Other recommended similar baby names are Masina, Massina, Maxeen, Maxena, Maxene, Maxina, Megen, Messina and Mussina. Like Mckenna, these names are not commonly used.

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