Mackenzie (surname)

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Mackenzie
Origin
MeaningSon of Coinneach
Region of originScotland
Other names
Variant form(s)Coinneach, Mackenzie (given name)

Mackenzie, MacKenzie and McKenzie are Scottish surnames. It was originally pronounced [məˈkɛŋjiː][1] in Scots, with the "z" representing the old Middle Scots letter, yogh. The names are anglicised forms of the Scottish Gaelic MacCoinnich, which is a patronymic form of the personal name Coinneach, anglicised as Kenneth. The personal name means "comely".[2]

People with the surname[edit]

Mackenzie, MacKenzie[edit]

A–I[edit]

J–Z[edit]

McKenzie[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Z", Dictionary of the Scots Language
  2. ^ "Learn about the family history of your surname". Ancestry.com. Retrieved 17 April 2010. which cited Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-508137-4. for the surname "McKenzie".