Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. mə-KEHN-zee

Meaning & History

From the Gaelic surname Mac Coinnich, which means "son of COINNEACH". A famous bearer of the surname was William Lyon MacKenzie (1795-1861), a Canadian journalist and political rebel. As a feminine given name, it was popularized by the American actress Mackenzie Phillips (1959-). In the United Kingdom it is more common as a masculine name.

Related Names

Masculine FormKenzie


People think this name is

modern   youthful   strong   complex   unintellectual  


Entry updated November 16, 2019