Gender: Female Meaning of Makenna: "happy one" Origin of Makenna: Spelling variation of McKenna or Eastern African Makenna's Popularity in 2019: #376

Makenna Origin and Meaning

The name Makenna is a girl's name of Irish, African origin meaning "happy one".

Part of the Mackenzie/Mackena/Mackenna family, this variation has a positive meaning.

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Rank in US: #376

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Starelli Says:



Daiseymae Says:


Sounds too much of a last name.

irishdancer428 Says:


I like names like Makenna and Michaela over McKenna and McKayla. I love the meaning of this name, too

JaneElizabeth Says:


Our daughter is Makenna Grace so obviously I love this name!! We researched it thoroughly before she was born and found that Makenna means 'happy one', 'happiness', 'filled with happiness and light'. Such a positive and uplifting choice.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Far prefer this to McKenna! I don't like first names beginning with Mc-, but this spelling is lovely!