What does Mckinley mean?
Mckinley [mckin-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.
(male) Mankinley, Mckinter, ..
(female) Mckindes, Mckintea, .. Middle name pairings:
Mckinley Jayse (M.J.), ..
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)
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 #1980. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested 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.See names in meaning and etymology.