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32k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mckenna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Son of Kenneth
  • #1261 All Time
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25k Makenna (American)

How popular is the name "Mckenna" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 5 5 0
1973 5 5 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
1979 7 7 0
1981 23 23 0
1982 48 48 0
1983 32 32 0
1984 37 37 0
1985 76 76 0
1986 64 64 0
1987 53 53 0
1988 95 95 0
1989 91 91 0
1990 143 143 0
1991 214 209 5
1992 390 390 0
1993 381 376 5
1994 689 662 27
1995 1,109 1,066 43
1996 1,250 1,230 20
1997 1,342 1,330 12
1998 1,451 1,439 12
1999 1,581 1,569 12
2000 1,710 1,703 7
2001 1,699 1,693 6
2002 1,804 1,795 9
2003 1,695 1,695 0
2004 1,669 1,656 13
2005 1,662 1,657 5
2006 1,577 1,570 7
2007 1,553 1,553 0
2008 1,522 1,522 0
2009 1,505 1,505 0
2010 1,378 1,378 0
2011 1,332 1,332 0
2012 1,397 1,397 0
2013 1,465 1,465 0
2014 1,388 1,388 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Mckenna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 32,453 babies born with the name Mckenna in the United States. That's more than enough Mckennas to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mckenna" was in 2002 with a total of 1,795 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mckennas)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mckenna" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 16 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 1,505 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Mckenna popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mckenna in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Mckenna" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mckenna as well as things modernly associated with the name Mckenna such as celebrities named Mckenna.

Scottish

Origin and Meaning of Mckenna

The name "Mckenna" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Son of Kenneth". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

K is for kindness, you always show.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

N is for nice, need I say more?

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Annekcm". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Emkncan". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Mckenna born Jan 3, 1931

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1725. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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