"son of the fair hero"

Mckinley Origin and Meaning

The name Mckinley is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "son of the fair hero".

New Presidential name, if you're ready to move beyond Lincoln and Jefferson. At the turn of the last century, during the original McKinley's heyday, as a first name it almost reached the Top 100.

# 919 in the US

Mckinley Rank in US Top 1000

# 3766 on Nameberry

Mckinley Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Famous People Named Mckinley

  • McKinley Morganfield aka Muddy WatersAmerican blues musician
  • McKinley Belcher IIIAmerican actor
  • William McKinley25th President of the United States

Mckinley in Pop Culture

  • McKinley Thompsonmain character from Breaking Point