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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 1,554 1,554 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 1,466 1,466 0
2014 1,394 1,394 0
2015 1,295 1,295 0

Fun Facts about the name Mckenna

  • How many people with the first name Mckenna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,756 babies born with the first name Mckenna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mckenna to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mckenna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mckenna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mckenna is Saturday, April 1st, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Mckenna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mckenna was in 2002 with a total of 1,795 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mckenna!
  • Random Mckenna Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mckenna ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 6 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Mckenna: Your name in reverse order is Annekcm. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kmcnaen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mckenna? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 27,293 people with the last name Mckenna.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mckenna? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Mckenna as their last name.

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Popularity of Mckenna as a first name

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Popularity of Mckenna as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mckenna U.S.
  White 94.10% 64.26%
  African American 0.90% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mckenna

People with the last name Mckenna are most frequently White

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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.


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.

  1. A female given name

Notable Persons With the Name Mckenna

Mckenna Grace

Mckenna Grace is an actress. She was most prominent from 2012 to present. Mckenna was born on June 25th, 2006.


McKenna Kelley

McKenna Kelley is a noteworthy human. McKenna was born on April 15th, 1997 in Houston. McKenna is also known as McKenna Lane Kelley.


McKenna Pascoe

McKenna Pascoe is a football player. McKenna was born on February 23rd, 1986. McKenna is also known as Pascoe and Bear.


McKenna Faith

McKenna Faith is a country music musician. McKenna was given the name McKenna Garcia on January 6th, 1995.


McKenna Parton

McKenna Parton is a sports team member for the Dunkirk F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mckenna

Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna was an author and lecturer. His most notable accomplishments were from 20 to 20. Terence was born on November 16th, 1946 in Paonia, Colorado, United States. He passed away on April 3rd, 2000.


Declan McKenna

Declan McKenna is an indie rock and alternative rock musician. He was most prominent from 2015 to present. Declan was born on December 24th, 1998 in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.


Virginia McKenna

Virginia McKenna is a famous individual. She was most active from 1952 to 1952. Virginia was born on June 7th, 1931 in Marylebone.


Charlene McKenna

Charlene McKenna is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Charlene was given the name Charlene Lee McKenna on March 26th, 1984 in Glaslough. Charlene is also known as McKenna and Charlene Lee (full name); Searlaoin Nic Chionaoith (Irish).


Lori McKenna

Lori McKenna is a singer-songwriter. She plays Acoustic guitar and Vocals. Her career lasted from 1998 to 1998. Lori was born on December 22nd, 1968.


Andrew J. McKenna

Andrew J. McKenna is a chairman and mcdonald's. Andrew was given the name Andrew James McKenna in Chicago, Illinois, US.

  • Aline Brosh McKenna
    (noteworthy human)
  • Catherine McKenna
    (Minister of Environment)
  • Chris McKenna
  • Barney McKenna
  • Joseph McKenna
    (Judge on United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit)
  • Mike McKenna
    (hockey player)
  • Frank McKenna
    (Leader of the New Brunswick Liberal Association)
  • Rob McKenna
    (17th Attorney General of Washington)
  • Ted McKenna
  • Reginald McKenna
    (office holder)
  • Pixie McKenna
    (notable person)
  • Kevin McKenna
    (soccer player)
  • Jimmy McKenna
  • John McKenna
    (soccer manager)

What does the name Mckenna mean?

Mis for mirth, your laughter.

Cis for change, you are able to adapt.

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Eis for enchant, for enchant you will.

Nis for nice, need I say more?

Nis for nifty, how neat!

Ais for attractive, inside and out

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain). U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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