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Mckinley

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1890 7 0 7
1891 5 0 5
1892 11 0 11
1893 15 0 15
1894 19 0 19
1895 34 0 34
1896 121 0 121
1897 115 0 115
1898 79 0 79
1899 72 0 72
1900 133 0 133
1901 77 0 77
1902 58 0 58
1903 45 0 45
1904 60 0 60
1905 35 0 35
1906 35 0 35
1907 39 0 39
1908 32 0 32
1909 36 0 36
1910 27 0 27
1911 20 0 20
1912 38 0 38
1913 45 0 45
1914 54 0 54
1915 60 0 60
1916 74 0 74
1917 102 0 102
1918 108 0 108
1919 125 0 125
1920 148 0 148
1921 105 0 105
1922 136 0 136
1923 123 0 123
1924 125 0 125
1925 102 0 102
1926 123 0 123
1927 144 0 144
1928 127 0 127
1929 119 0 119
1930 107 0 107
1931 106 0 106
1932 103 0 103
1933 94 0 94
1934 80 0 80
1935 98 0 98
1936 69 0 69
1937 97 0 97
1938 82 0 82
1939 79 0 79
1940 74 0 74
1941 74 0 74
1942 96 0 96
1943 82 0 82
1944 98 0 98
1945 92 0 92
1946 82 0 82
1947 97 0 97
1948 98 0 98
1949 109 0 109
1950 114 0 114
1951 93 0 93
1952 91 0 91
1953 97 0 97
1954 107 0 107
1955 94 0 94
1956 87 0 87
1957 101 0 101
1958 85 0 85
1959 79 0 79
1960 72 0 72
1961 91 0 91
1962 61 0 61
1963 58 0 58
1964 74 0 74
1965 58 0 58
1966 63 0 63
1967 42 0 42
1968 45 0 45
1969 53 0 53
1970 33 0 33
1971 53 0 53
1972 40 0 40
1973 33 0 33
1974 25 0 25
1975 45 0 45
1976 39 0 39
1977 55 0 55
1978 44 5 39
1979 47 6 41
1980 60 6 54
1981 49 0 49
1982 47 8 39
1983 45 5 40
1984 43 5 38
1985 58 6 52
1986 56 12 44
1987 74 14 60
1988 55 15 40
1989 61 12 49
1990 71 14 57
1991 82 14 68
1992 93 29 64
1993 107 39 68
1994 122 40 82
1995 153 67 86
1996 176 90 86
1997 173 84 89
1998 209 119 90
1999 230 137 93
2000 287 176 111
2001 266 172 94
2002 268 169 99
2003 261 184 77
2004 309 219 90
2005 303 227 76
2006 352 273 79
2007 329 259 70
2008 370 309 61
2009 450 374 76
2010 598 524 74
2011 760 673 87
2012 764 680 84
2013 853 790 63
2014 927 855 72
2015 929 856 73

Fun Facts about the name Mckinley

  • How many people with the first name Mckinley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 16,719 babies born with the first name Mckinley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mckinley to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mckinley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Mckinley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mckinley is Thursday, July 17th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Mckinley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mckinley was in 2015 with a total of 856 babies.
  • Random Mckinley Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mckinley ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Mckinley: Your name in reverse order is Yelnikcm. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inmelykc. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mckinley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 24,000 people with the last name Mckinley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mckinley? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Mckinley as their last name.

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Popularity of Mckinley as a first name

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Popularity of Mckinley as a last name

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Common last names for Mckinley

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  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Smith
  • Brown
  • Jackson
  • Davis
  • Moore
  • Harris
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Robinson
  • Washington
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Miller
  • Wright

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mckinley U.S.
  White 74.48% 64.26%
  African American 19.86% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.96% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mckinley

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Mckinley

The name "Mckinley" is of Irish origin, and it means "Fair Haired Foreigner". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun McKinley
Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America; 20,300 feet high; also called by the native name Denali.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A mountain in south central Alaska; the highest peak in North America (20,300 feet high)
  2. 25th President of the United States; was assassinated by an anarchist (1843-1901)
Wiktionary
  1. A male or female given name

Notable Persons With the Name Mckinley

Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters was a blues, chicago blues, and delta blues singing, songwriter, guitarist, and bandleader. He plays Vocals, guitar, and harmonica. He was most active from 1941 to 1982. Muddy was given the name McKinley Morganfield on April 4th, 1913 in Issaquena County, Mississippi, United States. He left this life on April 30th, 1983.

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Kenny Dorham

Kenny Dorham was a jazz, bebop, mainstream jazz, and hard bop musician. Kenny was given the name McKinley Howard Dorham on August 30th, 1924 in Fairfield, Texas, United States. He left this life on December 5th, 1972.

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Mac

Mac is a hip hop music rapping. He plays Vocals, sampler, and Sampler (musical instrument). His ongoing career started in 1989. Mac was given the name McKinley Phipps on July 30th, 1977. Mac is also known as The Camouflage Assassin and Lil Mac.

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McKinley Burnett

McKinley Burnett was a notable person. McKinley was born in 1897. He passed away in 1968.

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McKinley L. Price

McKinley L. Price is a Mayor of Newport News. His military service ended in 1972.

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Mckinley Boston

Mckinley Boston is a leading human. Mckinley was born on November 5th, 1945.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mckinley

William McKinley

William McKinley was a 25th President of the United States. He holds the title McKinley speaks from his front porch and McKinley's first inauguration in 1897. His military service ended in 1865. William was born on January 29th, 1843 in Niles, Ohio, U.S. He left this life on September 14th, 1901.

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Ida McKinley

Ida McKinley was a First Lady of the United States. Ida was born on June 8th, 1847 in Canton, Ohio. She left this life on May 26th, 1907.

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Robin McKinley

Robin McKinley is a children's fantasy novels, bildungsroman, fairy tales, children's literature, and fairy tale writer. She was most prominent from 1978 to 1978. Robin was given the name Jennifer Carolyn Robin McKinley on November 16th, 1952 in Warren, Ohio, USA.

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David McKinley

David McKinley is a notable person. David was born on March 28th, 1947 in Wheeling, West Virginia.

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Michael McKinley

Michael McKinley is a United States Ambassador to Afghanistan, United States Ambassador to Colombia, and United States Ambassador to Peru. Michael was born in 1954 in Venezuela.

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Kenny McKinley

Kenny McKinley was a football player. Kenny was born on January 31st, 1987 in Mableton, Georgia. He breathed his last breath on September 20th, 2010.

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  • John McKinley
    (Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
  • Craig Richard McKinley
    (president of the united states)
  • Katie McKinley
    (notable individual)
  • William Brown McKinley
    (senator)
  • Rodney J. McKinley
    (military person)
  • Kathryn S. McKinley
    (important individual)
  • Sr. William McKinley
    (pig iron manufacturer)
  • Joseph H. McKinley Jr.
    (Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky)
  • John C. McKinley
    (Lieutenant Governor of Missouri)
  • Louis Raymond
    (garden & landscape designer)
  • Craig McKinley
    (physician)
  • James H. McKinley
    (important individual)
  • Bill McKinley
    (umpire (baseball))

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What does the name Mckinley mean?

Mis for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Cis for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

Kis for kindle, the warmth in others.

Iis for impressive, your list of qualities.

Nis for natural, the genuine side of you.

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Eis for endear, all those you touch.

Yis for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

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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). Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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