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Pronunciation

məkɛnə

Origin

English

Meaning

A thoroughly modern name, with a Celtic past, this is another example of a given name that started life as a surname. From the Irish Gaelic "Mac Cionaoith", also spelt Mac Cionaodha, it means "son of Cionnaith". In another explanation of the original Celtic meaning, it is said to mean “fiery love”. A name full of buzz and good energy, McKenna is a great choice for your little girl!

Rank in the year 2015

Mckenna was ranked #529 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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