What does Mckinley mean?
Mckinley /mc-kin-ley/ [3 sylls.] 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.
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 popularity 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, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Mckinley and corresponding names. Popular varying forms of Mckinley ranked in the Top 1000 are Mcarthur and Mac. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.3557%) and is now much lower, with the versions Mac and Mckinley becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)