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What does Makena mean?

Makena Pronunciation of Makena [mak-e-na] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Makena) is pronounced ma-KEN-ah. It is of Hawaiian origin, and the meaning of Makena is "abundance". Also used in Gaelic as a variant of Makenna, from Mckenna.

Associated with: gaelic.


Makena has 1 variant: Makenna.

Creative forms:
(male) Macena, Makema, ..

(female) Makema, Makeya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Makena Finnley (M.F.), ..

How popular is Makena?

Makena is a rare given name for males. Makena is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Makena (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Mckenna. This relation of Makena reached the height of its popularity 2 decades ago (#1976). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Makena is alike in pronunciation to Makani. Other recommended names are Barna, Dana, Elkana, Janna, Kana, Laken, Mabon, Mace, Maceo, Macey, Machen, Machent, Mackey, Mackinac, Macon, Magee, Mahesh, Maier, Majed, Majeed, Makar, Makari, Makary, Makoto, Maks, Maksim, Maksym, Malden, Maleeq, Malek, Maleki, Malin, Malkiya (see Malki), Mallen, Mamun, Man, Manlea (see Manley), Manny, Mano, Manoa, Manola, Manten (see Manton), Marden, Marek, Mareo, Marino, Markel, Markell, Markese, Markess, Markey, Marlea, Marlen, Marten, Martenn, Marven, Maslen, Mason, Massen, Mata, Mateo, Mateus, Maxey, Mayeer, Mayer, Mayes, Mayne, Mike, Mikel, Mikell, Mikey, Myke, Mykel and Novena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Makena.