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What does Mckinley mean?

Meaning of the name MckinleyMckinleighMckinlee

[ 3 syll. (m)(c)ki-nley, mc-kinl-ey ] The baby girl name Mckinley is also used as a boy name, though it is slightly more popular for girls. It is pronounced as MaaKIHNLiy- †. Mckinley is of Scottish origin. The name Mckinley means 'child of the learned ruler'.

Forms of Mckinley include the names Mckinlee and Mckinleigh.

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Mckinley is rather popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2015 with 0.044% of baby girls being named Mckinley. It had a ranking of #380 then. Among all girl names in its family, Mckinley was the most popular in 2015. Although Mckinley is somewhat used more commonly as a baby girl name today, there was a period prior to 1966 that it was more popular with boys. After 2006, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys.

Baby names that sound like Mckinley include Magnolia, Mckinlee, Minall, and Minalle.

† English pronunciation for Mckinley: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"


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