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Gender: Female Meaning of Mckenna: "son of the handsome one" Origin of Mckenna: Irish Mckenna's Popularity in 2017: #254

The name Mckenna is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "son of the handsome one". Mckenna is ranked #254 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Beautiful and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Mackenzie begat McKenna -- a catchy but very trendy choice. While the Mc or Mac prefix means "son of," this is exclusively a girl's names in the US, with no boys recorded with either spelling of the name.

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Famous People Named Mckenna

Mckenna Grace, American child actress
McKenna Faith, American country music singer
McKenna Lane Kelley, American gymnast, daughter of gymnast Mary Lou Retton and football coach Shannon Kelley
McKenna Medley, American singer; daughter of singer Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers
McKenna Kaelin Suman, American Youtube vlogger (simply_kenna)
McKenna Sean "Bear" Pascoe, American (male) football player
McKenna Nicholls (b. 1991), daughter of ice hockey player Bernie Nicholls; twin brother Flynn Nicholls
McKenna Marie Taylor (b. 1992), daughter of actress Marilyn Chambers and William Taylor
McKenna Haner, daughter of musician and comedian Brian Haner
Kaya McKenna Callahan (b. 2001), daughter of actors John Callahan and Eva LaRue

Pop Culture References for the name Mckenna

McKenna Brooks, American Girl doll of the year 2012
"McKenna of the Mounted," 1932 Western movie about main character Tom McKenna
"McKenna," TV series about main character Brick McKenna
Elise McKenna, main character in movie "Somewhere in Time"
McKenna Mendelson Mainline, Canadian blues band

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