Mackenzie: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mackenzie
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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- Comments and insights on the name Mackenzie: | Edit
My friend has this name but she spells it MaKenzie.:) MaKenzie Brynn.
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My girlfriend is called Mackenzie, I think it's a pretty awesome name for a girl.
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Mack, Mackie, Macaroon, Kizzie, Mac, Kenzie, Kenz, Ken+beginning of middle name and ending of last name
For example if your name was Mackenzie Bella Graham it would be KenbelGra. It may sound weird but it's unique. Mickie
have a daughter mackenzie who gets called kenzie, kenz, kenzo, kenzington and...... kennif (if im trying to embarrass her) she 8 :(
My 9 month old is a Mackenzie, my 5 year old Aislynn calls her Macky K, my 3 year old Bentley calls her Kenzie, my husband calls her KissyK, and I just call her Lovebugg!
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A Scottish surname, from the Gaelic "Mac Coinnich," a patronymic from "Coinneach" meaning "comely." The "z" of the surname represents the letter yogh, a medieval letter pronounced as a "y" glide. - paraphrased from The Oxford Dictionary of First Names
- Famous real-life people named Mackenzie: | Edit
Mackenzie Ziegler, cast of Lifetime's 'Dance Moms'
Mackenzie Astin (b. 1973; American actor)
Sir Mackenzie Bowell (1824-1917; fifth Prime Minister of Canada)
Mackenzie Crook (b. 1971; British actor)
Mackenzie Phillips (b. 1959; American actress)
Mackenzie Rosman (b. 1989; American actress)- "Ruthie" from 7th Heaven
Mackenzie Thorpe (b. 1956; British artist)
Mackenzie Jean Murray (b. 2005), daughter of J. K. Rowling
- Mackenzie in song, story & screen: | Edit
"Sarah 'Mac' Mackenzie," character in the long-running tv series JAG
Cindy "Mac" McKenzie, friend and sidekick to Veronica Mars
MacKenzie "Mac" McHale, main character in the HBO series The Newsroom
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