What does Mackinlay mean?
Mackinlay [mackin-lay] as a boys' name has its root in Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Mackinlay is "son of the white warrior; learned ruler". Mackinlay is an alternate spelling of Mackinley (Gaelic).
(female) Middle name pairings:
Mackinlay Efren (M.E.), ..
How popular is Mackinlay?
Mackinlay is an unusual first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#107038 out of 150436, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Mckinley (#1980 from current records) is the only prominent related form of Mackinlay (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Mackinlay was widespread among parents a century ago and is now much lower. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Barklay (see Barclay), Fairlay, Finlay, Maccray, Machenry, Machin, Mackensie, Mackenzie▼, Mackey, Mackie, Mackinac, Macklin, Macmurray, Macneal, Macniel, Makena, Makenna, Malkiel, Malkiya (see Malki), Manley, Manly, Mccaulay, Mckay and Mckenna. Like Mackinlay, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.