Mckinley

Mckinley - A very unique female name



  Mar 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mckinley, meaning son of the fair hero, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1992 on position #4594. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mckinley and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mckinley? 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 Mckinley. The baby girl name Mckinley was given to 652 baby girls in 2012, ranking #454 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,168 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mckinley peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 448.



Famous with this name

Padraic McKinley
David McKinley
Jason McKinley


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Mckinley is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mckinley is currently topping the baby name charts in Idaho at position #93 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,690.

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 Mckinley is where you live.


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Mckinley origin and meaning

Mckinley is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means son of the fair hero. To see famous people named Mckinley, pop culture references for the name Mckinley and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mckinley

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

Magnolia / Makinley / Mckinlee / Makynlee / Makynli / Mckynlee / Mckinleigh / Makinlee / Mckinnley / Meganelizabeth /

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
2012454
2011448
2010549
2009748
2008875
20071014
2006947
20051046
20041039
20031167
20021236
20011225
20001252
19991518
19981483
19971827
19961852
19952251
19944617
19934636
19924594

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Idaho93
North Dakota139
Nebraska154
Utah179
South Carolina182
Kentucky199
Arkansas203
Georgia203
Mississippi212
West Virginia228
Tennessee273
Oklahoma286
Iowa299
Colorado338
Kansas345
Washington355
Alabama363
Missouri372
Indiana372
Virginia373
North Carolina406
Texas451
Oregon454
Ohio471
Illinois494
Minnesota522
Louisiana523
Nevada553
Florida569
Wisconsin613
Pennsylvania646
Massachusetts656
Arizona760
Maryland823
Michigan846
California1276
New York1690

Even more about Mckinley


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 Mckinley 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 Mckinley?

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
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mckinley
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,168
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1992
2012 births +652

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