Mckenzie

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57k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mckenzie

"Mckenzie" is a name of Scottish origin, and it means "Son of the Handsome One". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A surname​ of Scottish origin.
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Mckenzie

McKenzie Westmore is an actress/singer/host. Her career lasted from 1980 to 1980. McKenzie was given the name McKenzie Kate Westmore on April 26th, 1977 in San Fernando, California, U.S.

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McKenzie was born on September 10th, 1961.

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McKenzie Moore is a basketball player for the Nelson Giants and Leuven Bears. He was most prominent from 2015 to present. McKenzie was born on May 11th, 1992 in Santa Rosa, California.

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She holds the title Miss Lake of the Ozarks Outstanding Teen 2011, Miss Missouri's Outstanding Teen 2011, Miss Gateway St. Louis 2015, Miss Missouri 2015, Miss Missouri's Outstanding Teen2011, and Miss Missouri2015. McKensie was given the name McKenzie Lane Garber on April 25th, 1994.

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McKenzie was born on September 8th, 1995 in McKinney, Texas, U.S.

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McKenzie Berryhill is an athlete for the Portland Thorns FC.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mckenzie

Ben McKenzie is an actor. He was most active from 2000 to present. Ben was given the name Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan on September 12th, 1978 in Austin, Texas, U.S. Ben is also known as Ben McKenzie.

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Susan Lindquist is a scientist in the field of molecular biology. Susan was given the name Susan Lee Lindquist McKenzie on June 5th, 1949 in Chicago.

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Labrinth is a contemporary r&b and hip hop music singer, songwriter, and record producer. He plays Vocals, piano, guitars, keyboard, bass, drums, Keyboard instrument, Bass guitar, and Drum kit. He has had major accomplishments since 2009. Labrinth was given the name Timothy Lee McKenzie on January 4th, 1989 in London Borough of Hackney. Labrinth is also known as McKenzie and Timothy (real name).

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Bret McKenzie is a musician. He plays Casio. He was most prominent from 1994 to present. Bret was given the name Bret Peter Tarrant McKenzie on June 29th, 1976. Bret is also known as Rhymenoceros.

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Scott McKenzie was a pop music singer, songwriter, and singing. He plays Vocals. He was most prominent from 1950 to 2010. Scott was given the name Philip Wallach Blondheim on January 10th, 1939 in Jacksonville, Florida. He died on August 18th, 2012.

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Bob and Doug McKenzie is a fictional character.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 5 0 5
1919 9 0 9
1920 8 0 8
1922 7 0 7
1926 5 0 5
1933 6 0 6
1934 5 0 5
1940 5 0 5
1943 8 0 8
1944 6 0 6
1945 6 0 6
1948 7 0 7
1949 5 0 5
1951 7 0 7
1952 9 0 9
1953 6 0 6
1958 5 0 5
1960 6 0 6
1961 6 0 6
1962 6 0 6
1963 5 0 5
1964 8 0 8
1965 9 0 9
1969 5 0 5
1970 5 0 5
1974 5 0 5
1975 17 6 11
1976 58 39 19
1977 113 82 31
1978 133 105 28
1979 132 102 30
1980 117 79 38
1981 159 120 39
1982 144 113 31
1983 158 133 25
1984 199 158 41
1985 215 183 32
1986 268 228 40
1987 362 305 57
1988 413 351 62
1989 432 372 60
1990 569 497 72
1991 756 677 79
1992 1,035 949 86
1993 1,347 1,240 107
1994 1,644 1,541 103
1995 1,920 1,807 113
1996 2,098 1,978 120
1997 2,157 2,068 89
1998 2,334 2,243 91
1999 2,356 2,284 72
2000 2,584 2,526 58
2001 2,519 2,471 48
2002 2,376 2,340 36
2003 2,283 2,250 33
2004 2,231 2,184 47
2005 2,113 2,077 36
2006 2,144 2,128 16
2007 2,267 2,229 38
2008 2,313 2,285 28
2009 2,095 2,061 34
2010 2,154 2,129 25
2011 2,267 2,241 26
2012 2,133 2,115 18
2013 2,232 2,210 22
2014 2,340 2,314 26
2015 2,136 2,124 12
2016 1,999 1,982 17

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Popularity of Mckenzie as a first name

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Popularity of Mckenzie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mckenzie U.S.
  White 64.64% 64.26%
  African American 28.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.69% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.74% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.28% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mckenzie

People with the last name Mckenzie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Mckenzie

  • How Popular is the name Mckenzie? Mckenzie is the 902nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Mckenzie was the 563rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mckenzie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 57,486 babies born with the first name Mckenzie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mckenzie to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mckenzie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mckenzie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mckenzie is Saturday, January 6th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Mckenzie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mckenzie was in 2000 with a total of 2,526 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mckenzie!
  • Random Mckenzie Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mckenzie ranks 108th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 20 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Mckenzie: Your name in reverse order is Eiznekcm. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ezncmeik. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mckenzie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 59,595 people with the last name Mckenzie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mckenzie? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 20 of them will have Mckenzie as their last name.

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