Mckenna

Mckenna - A very unique female name



  Apr 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mckenna, meaning son of the handsome one, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1981 on position #3497. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mckenna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mckenna? 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 Mckenna. The baby girl name Mckenna was given to 1,375 baby girls in 2012, ranking #225 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,028 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mckenna peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2002 on position 178.



Famous with this name

Paul McKenna
Pixie McKenna
Matt McKenna


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Mckenna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mckenna is currently topping the baby name charts in Wyoming at position #71 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #524.

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 Mckenna is where you live.


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Mckenna origin and meaning

Mckenna is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means son of the handsome one. To see famous people named Mckenna, pop culture references for the name Mckenna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mckenna

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

Megan / Maxine / Meghan / Meagan / Makenna / Meaghan / Maegan / Makena / Meghann / Magen /

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
2012225
2011234
2010228
2009213
2008221
2007225
2006218
2005210
2004201
2003191
2002178
2001193
2000188
1999197
1998212
1997227
1996227
1995258
1994386
1993630
1992599
1991911
19901210
19891669
19881610
19872398
19861946
19851727
19842505
19833050
19822010
19813497

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Wyoming71
Vermont79
Montana98
North Dakota107
Minnesota118
Wisconsin128
South Dakota131
Utah134
Michigan154
Ohio158
Pennsylvania158
Missouri165
South Carolina168
Kentucky174
Kansas180
West Virginia183
Oregon184
Colorado188
Arizona191
Alaska192
Delaware195
Nebraska195
Tennessee200
Illinois201
Arkansas202
Connecticut214
Idaho217
Maryland219
Indiana220
New Mexico223
North Carolina224
Virginia236
Maine236
Georgia238
Iowa238
Washington240
New Jersey240
New York263
Florida282
Massachusetts284
Oklahoma285
Alabama387
Nevada399
Texas423
California430
Louisiana524

Even more about Mckenna


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 Mckenna a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Mckenna?

2 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
2002
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mckenna
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,028
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1981
2012 births +1,375

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