Mackenzie

Mackenzie - A unique female name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mackenzie, meaning son of Kenneth, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1976 on position #845. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mackenzie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mackenzie? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mackenzie. The baby girl name Mackenzie was given to 3,719 baby girls in 2012, ranking #71 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 380 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mackenzie peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 40.



Famous with this name

Mackenzie Foy
Mackenzie Davis
Mackenzie Crook


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Rating: 4/5 (13 people)


Mackenzie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mackenzie is currently topping the baby name charts in Maine at position #33 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #284.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mackenzie is where you live.


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Mackenzie origin and meaning

Mackenzie is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means son of Kenneth. To see famous people named Mackenzie, pop culture references for the name Mackenzie and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mackenzie

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mackenzie, sorted by popularity.

Mckenzie / Makenzie / Makenzi / Mackenzi / Mckenzi / Makenzy / Mckinzie / Mykenzie / Mekenzie / Mackenzy /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201271
201168
201068
200977
200865
200765
200653
200551
200444
200345
200241
200140
200043
199953
199864
199771
199675
199588
1994102
1993113
1992126
1991198
1990245
1989305
1988323
1987339
1986438
1985478
1984553
1983672
1982683
1981695
1980798
1979871
1978733
1977697
1976845

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maine33
Wisconsin35
Delaware36
Michigan38
Vermont39
Pennsylvania41
Maryland42
Missouri50
Virginia51
Massachusetts53
New Jersey55
Rhode Island57
North Carolina57
Ohio58
Connecticut59
West Virginia60
Indiana60
Kansas61
Colorado62
Mississippi62
New York68
Tennessee68
New Hampshire70
South Carolina71
Washington72
Florida73
Louisiana76
Minnesota76
Arkansas79
Illinois79
Arizona80
Idaho80
Georgia82
Montana91
Wyoming92
Alabama102
Nevada103
Oregon107
Texas108
Nebraska112
Oklahoma116
North Dakota133
New Mexico135
Kentucky136
California137
Iowa141
Alaska151
District of Columbia153
Hawaii240
Utah284

Even more about Mackenzie


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mackenzie a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mackenzie?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mackenzie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 380
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1976
2012 births +3,719

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