Kenzie Name Meaning & Origin

Kenzie

Pronunciation: KEHN-zee (key)

Origin of the name Mackenzie:

Transferred use of the Irish surname which is from the Gaelic Mac Coinnigh (son of Coinneach). Coinneach is derived from cainneach (fair one; handsome).

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People usually love my daughters name but it is mistaken sometimes for Makenzie.

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My daughters name is Kenzie. We were having a tough time finding the right name for her, I was reading a magazine and this woman's (an actress I believe) last name was Kinsey. I asked my husband what he thought, changed the spelling and the rest is history =)

My name is Kenzie and i can't stand when people call me McKenzie...I love my Name:)

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Kenzie Dalton - American Actress

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I named my daugther Kenzi because my partner and I liked MacKenzie but hated the thought of her being called Mac. So my mom suggested that since we wanted people to call her Kenzi why not just name her Kenzi. That's what we did ... we love it and get so many compliments on how pretty her name is.(and it's just and "I" because my nickname is Tori with just and 'I' and my partner wanted to keep that :)

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