Home > Mckenzie

Mckenzie (boy)

What does Mckenzie mean?

Mckenzie Pronunciation of Mckenzie as a name for boys (also used more commonly as girls' name Mckenzie) means "son of the wise ruler". Mckenzie is an alternate spelling of Mackenzie (Irish, Gaelic).


ASSOCIATED WITH wise, ruler (king)


VARIANTS Mckensie, Mackensie

FEMININE FORMS Kenzie, Mckenna



Mckenzie Nelson (M.N.), ..

How popular is Mckenzie?

Mckenzie is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#544 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Mckenzie was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #1026 in the U.S. in the year 1996, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

The only other prominent alternative form of Mckenzie rated in the Top 2000 is Mackenzie. Other forms, like Mackensie, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Mckenzie was more pronounced among parents in 1994 (AVERAGE #740), but now, the version Mackenzie has become less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mckenzie, Mackenzie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Acklie, Benjie, Bennie, Blakenie (see Blakeney), Cokelie (see Coakley), Denlie, Dennie, Fonzie, Glennie, Henlie, Kenlie, Kennie, Lennie, Mackie, Makani, Makena, Makenna, Mannie, Maxence, Mcgee, Mchenry, Mckade, Mckenna, Mckennon, Mckinlay, Mckinley, Mcneil, Montie and Rennie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mckenzie.

See names
in meaning and etymology.