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

From a Scottish surname, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich, itself derived from the given name Coinneach. As a feminine given name it was popularized by the American actress Mackenzie Phillips (1959-), especially after she began appearing on the television comedy One Day at a Time in 1975. In the United Kingdom it is more common as a masculine name.

Related Names

DiminutiveKenzie

Popularity

People think this name is

modern   youthful   strong   complex   unintellectual  

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Entry updated January 21, 2022