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Meaning and name origin

Mckinley \m-ckin-ley, mck(i)-nley\ as a boy's name is of Gaelic, Scottish and Irish origin, and the meaning of Mckinley is "son of the white warrior; learned ruler". Mckinley is a variant of Mackinley (Gaelic): the tallest mountain in America is Mount Mckinley. Also a variant of Mc- (Scottish, Irish): surnames occasionally used as given names.

Mckinley has 2 variant forms: Mackinlay, Mckinlay.


Mckinley is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1047 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#1325 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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