"son of Kenneth"

Mackenzie Origin and Meaning

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

Originally inspired as a a girls’ name by eighties TV actress Mackenzie Phillips, parents have flocked to Mackenzie – once only a male name – for their daughters. Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling is one of the thousands who've chosen Mackenzie. Other Mac names, such as Makayla and McKenna, are also newly popular for girls.

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Famous People Named Mackenzie

  • (Laura) Mackenzie PhillipsAmerican singer and actress; daughter of singer John Phillips
  • Mackenzie Christine FoyAmerican teen actress
  • Mackenzie Lyn RosmanAmerican actress
  • Mackenzie FirgensAmerican actress
  • MacKenzie Grace MauzyAmerican actress
  • Mackenzie LintzAmerican actress
  • Mackenzie Frances ZieglerAmerican reality TV personality and dancer on TV's "Dance Moms"
  • Paige Mackenzie HylandAmerican reality TV personality and dancer on TV's "Dance Moms"
  • Mackenzie Couchdancer from Project 21
  • Mackenzie Elizabeth ArnoldAustralian soccer player
  • Mackenzie DavisCanadian actress
  • Mackenzie Adkins (b. 1998)daughter of country singer Trace Adkins
  • Mackenzie Jean Rowling Murray (b. 2005)daughter of novelist J.K. Rowling

Mackenzie in Pop Culture

  • Mackenzie McHalecharacter on TV's "The Newsroom"
  • Mackenzie "Mack" Foxcharacter in the Blackwood Security series by Elise Noble
  • Mackenzie Hollistermean girl in "The Dork Diaries" book series
  • Mackenzie Zalesmain character in YouTube series "The Most Popular Girls in School," self described as "head cheerleader, homecoming queen, part,time model"
  • Mackenzie "Mickey" Murphylead character in the FOX sitcom "The Mick"
  • Mackenzie Wagnercharacter in Netflix's "American Vandal"

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