"son of Kenneth"

Mackenzie Origin and Meaning

The name Mackenzie is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "son of Kenneth".

This lively Scottish name caught on for girls in a big way starting from the 1970s in the US, although it has remained much more gender-neutral in its native Britain, where it peaked at #109 for boys in 2005 (#303 for girls the name year). Mac would be a cool short form.

# 911 in the US

Mackenzie Rank in US Top 1000

# 1562 on Nameberry

Mackenzie Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Mackenzie Popularity

Famous People Named Mackenzie

  • Mackenzie Bowell5th Prime Minister of Canada
  • (William Lyon) Mackenzie King10th Prime Minister of Canada
  • Mackenzie Alexander AstinAmerican actor
  • Mackenzie BourgAmerican pop singer
  • MacKenzie BoydClowes, Canadian ski jumper
  • Paul James "Mackenzie" CrookEnglish actor and comedian
  • Mackenzie "Mack" HortonAustralian swimmer
  • Mackenzie ThorpeBritish artist
  • Mackenzie Smithson of actress Helen Shaver and Steve Smith
  • Mackenzie Austin Kalishson of actress Leah Ayres and Bruce Kalish
  • Mackenzie Blue Roche (b. 2006)son of actor Shane Richie