Quick Facts on Makenzie
- Celtic, Gaelic, Scottish
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Characteristics of Makenzie
Etymology & Historical Origin - Makenzie
Makenzie (like Mckenzie) is a variant form of the name Mackenzie, derived from a notable Scottish surname, which originated from the older Gaelic name "MacCoinnich" (or son of Coinneach, also son of the ‘bright one’). Coinneach was a personal name that came from the Gaelic word meaning "comely, good-looking.” Even though the Mackenzies have been a distinguished Scottish clan for over 700 years, the usage of Makenzie as a forename is unique to North America (and the United States in particular). The given name Mackenzie has become popular only within the past 30 years in the United States and Canada, originally among people of Scottish origin. As the name grew in popularity, other spelling formations began to crop up. Makenzie and Mckenzie are examples of this.
Popularity of the Name Makenzie
The name Makenzie is the least popular of the three “Mackenzie” names, although it does not lag too far behind Mckenzie. It obviously just comes down to a spelling preference. The original form of the name (i.e., Mackenzie) was the first to the charts in 1978 and McKenzie followed in 1984. Makenzie first appears on the U.S. popularity charts in 1991, and like her sisters, has experienced trendy growth in the past 15-20 years. The spelling of Makenzie is most popular in the state of Mississippi where it ranks in the Top 50.
Popularity of the Girl Name Makenzie
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Makenzie
Literary Characters of the Baby Name Makenzie
Makenzie We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Makenzie.
Popular Songs on Makenzie
Makenzie - We cannot find any well-known or significantly popular songs featuring the name Makenzie.
Children's Books on the Baby Name Makenzie
Makenzie and the Monsters @ Bay 151 (C A Hoffman) - A young girl (Makenzie) is jaded by her common, mundane life. So drained of excitement was her summer life in Troy, Ohio that when one day chance presented her with an exciting opportunity, she was not about to refuse. Entering her father’s lab she fiddles with one of his science experiments. Immediately and to her immense regret the experiment began to manifest itself and Makenzie was sucked through a swirling vortex of energy. In a distant world and, perhaps even a distant time, Makenzie lands upon the hard rock floor of a cave. What our young friend would soon realize is that the experiment changed her as the harshness of the metals and chemicals she used were fused to her spinal cord and brain. With mere thoughts, Makenzie could now transform herself into a very large panther with glowing silvery orbs for eyes and purple and black fur. With her new found treant friend (Urek) and her new found ability she must battle her way off the spaceship in which she finds herself now trapped upon. She must make new friends during her journey if she is ever to defeat the evil race of Molkin (mole creatures) and she must use every ounce of her incredible intellect if she is to thwart the evil plan of the Molkin Leader, Solor. She must do these things if she is ever to return home to the existence that she now misses and cherishes. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Famous People Named Makenzie
Famous People Named Makenzie - We cannot find any celebrities or significantly famous people with the first name Makenzie.
Children of Famous People Named Makenzie
Famous People who Named their Child Makenzie - We cannot find any celebrities or famous people who have named their child Makenzie.
Makenzie - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures
Makenzie - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Makenzie.
Personality of the Girl Name Makenzie
The Three energy is powerful and enthusiastic. These personalities are cheerful, full of self-expression, and often quite emotional. They have an artistic flair and "gift-of-gab" that makes them natural entertainers. Their joyfulness bubbles over, and their infectious exuberance draws a crowd. The Three personality is like a child - forever young and full of delight. They are charming, witty, and generally happy people. The Three personality lives in the "now" and has a spontaneous nature. Threes seem to live with a bright and seemingly unbreakable aura that attracts others to them. In turn, they are deeply loyal and loving to their friends and family. Luck also has a tendency to favor number Threes.
Variations of the Baby Name - Makenzie