Mackenzie (given name)

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Mackenzie
Gender Unisex
Language(s) English
Origin
Language(s) English
Word/name Mackenzie (surname)
Meaning Son of Coinneach
Other names
Variant form(s) Makensie; Makenzie; Mickenzie; Mackynzie; Mekenzie; Mackenzey; MaKenzi
Related names Kenzie; Mackenzie (surname); MacKenzie (surname); McKenzie (surname)

Mackenzie is a given name derived from a Scottish surname. In North America, the name is used for girls more often than boys.[1]

Statistics[edit]

Mackenzie was the 64th most popular name for girls born in the United States in 2007. This spelling of the name was also among the top 1,000 most popular names for American boys from 1980 to 2001. It was last ranked among the top 1,000 names for boys in the United States in 2001.[2] Alternate spelling McKenzie was the 161st most popular name for girls born in 2007 in the United States.[3]

Variations[edit]

Variations of the given name Mackenzie include: Makenzie, Mackynzie, Makensie,[1] Mickenzie and Mckenzie.[4] Reduced forms of Mackenzie are Mack, Kenz and Kenzie.[5]

People with the given name[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mackenzie". AskOxford.com. Retrieved 17 April 2010.  which cited Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press. 
  2. ^ Behind the Name
  3. ^ Behind the Name
  4. ^ "Mickenzie". AskOxford.com. Retrieved 17 April 2010.  which cited Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press. 
  5. ^ "Kenzie". AskOxford.com. Retrieved 17 April 2010.  which cited Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press.