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What does Mckinley mean?

Mckinley /mc-kin-ley/ as a boys' name is of Gaelic derivation, and the meaning of Mckinley is "son of the white warrior; learned ruler". Mckinley is an alternate form of Mackinley (Gaelic). Mckinley is also a form of Mc- (Scottish, Irish): surnames occasionally used as given names.


Mckinley has 2 variants: Mackinlay and Mckinlay.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Mackinley, Mankinley, ..

(female) Mckinie, Mckinlee, ..

How popular is Mckinley?

Mckinley is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#1047 out of 1220, Top 86%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#1410 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name history of Mckinley for boys. Mckinley entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #254 in the U.S. in the 1890s, and is presently at #1995. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mckinley name in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Ackerley, Ackley, Birley, Branley, Brenley (see Brinley), Briley, Brindley, Brinley, Buckley, Cailey, Cokeley, Cranley, Darnley, Dunley, Dunnley (see Dunley), Findley, Finley, Finnley, Gilley, Gridley, Hailey, Hanley, Henley, Hernley, Hockley, Kenley, Kinney, Kinsey, Kinsley, Lindley, Linley, Linsey, Lynley, Mackey, Mackie, Mackinac, Manlea (see Manley), Manley, Mariner, Marley, Mccaulay, Mchenry, Mckade, Mckenna, Mckennon, Mckensie, Mckenzie, Mendeley, Mickey, Mikey, Millen, Miner, Moorley, Morley, Morrley (see Morley), Paisley, Penley, Pennley, Quigley, Quincey, Reilley, Ridley, Risley, Rockley, Shanley, Shannley, Shipley, Stanley, Thornley, Wakeley, Whitley, Wickley, Wiley, Willey and Wrisley. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mckinley.