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Mackenzie

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How popular is the baby name Mackenzie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1973 8 8 0
1974 13 6 7
1975 28 14 14
1976 203 164 39
1977 287 238 49
1978 263 229 34
1979 217 178 39
1980 277 232 45
1981 286 240 46
1982 294 254 40
1983 319 271 48
1984 414 335 79
1985 535 431 104
1986 640 490 150
1987 934 711 223
1988 1,033 772 261
1989 1,183 856 327
1990 1,505 1,150 355
1991 1,893 1,495 398
1992 3,220 2,672 548
1993 3,473 2,898 575
1994 3,843 3,195 648
1995 4,541 3,962 579 #88 girl name
1996 5,061 4,596 465 #75 girl name
1997 4,871 4,491 380 #71 girl name
1998 5,182 4,890 292 #64 girl name
1999 5,709 5,424 285 #52 girl name
2000 6,600 6,348 252 #43 girl name
2001 7,105 6,934 171 #40 girl name
2002 6,404 6,266 138 #42 girl name
2003 5,948 5,864 84 #45 girl name
2004 5,829 5,723 106 #44 girl name
2005 5,273 5,192 81 #51 girl name
2006 5,271 5,202 69 #53 girl name
2007 4,675 4,621 54 #65 girl name
2008 4,510 4,472 38 #65 girl name
2009 3,939 3,896 43 #77 girl name
2010 3,912 3,877 35 #68 girl name
2011 3,813 3,788 25 #68 girl name
2012 3,782 3,753 29 #71 girl name
2013 4,054 4,012 42 #62 girl name
2014 4,172 4,142 30 #69 girl name
2015 3,867 3,838 29 #73 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Mackenzie baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 125,386 babies born with the name Mackenzie in the United States. That's more than enough Mackenzies to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1973 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mackenzie" was in 2001 with a total of 6,934 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mackenzies)

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mackenzie" ranks #68 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 59 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 4,871 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Mackenzie

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mackenzie
a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea
  2. Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)

Mackenzie Rosman

Mackenzie Rosman is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Mackenzie was born in 1989 as Mackenzie Lyn Rosman in Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.

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MacKenzie Mauzy

MacKenzie Mauzy is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. MacKenzie was born in 1988 as MacKenzie Grace Mauzy in Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.

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Mackenzie Phillips

Mackenzie Phillips is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1973 to present. Mackenzie was born in 1959 as Laura Mackenzie Phillips in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.

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Mackenzie Astin

Mackenzie Astin is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Mackenzie was born in 1973 as Mackenzie Alexander Astin in Los Angeles, California U.S.

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Mackenzie Crook

Mackenzie Crook is an actor, writer, director, and comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1996 to present. Mackenzie was born in 1971 as Paul James Crook in Maidstone, Kent, England.

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Mackenzie Gray

Mackenzie was born in 1957 in Toronto.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Mackenzie

Mackenzie Childs
Mackenzie Davis
Mackenzie Foy
Mackenzie Mckee
Mackenzie Ziegler

Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

I is for interest, you show in others.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

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

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Past life for Mackenzie born May 28, 1987

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Japan approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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