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Boy Name: MacKinlay

Name: MacKinlay
Pronunciation: \m(a)-ckin-lay, mack(i)-nlay\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of the white warrior; learned ruler
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: McKinlay, McKinley
Similar Names: Mackinac


MacKinlay \m(a)-ckin-lay, mack(i)-nlay\ as a boy's name is a variant of Mackinley (Gaelic), and the meaning of MacKinlay is "son of the white warrior; learned ruler".

The baby name MacKinlay sounds like McKinlay and McKinley. Another similar baby name is Mackinac.


MacKinlay is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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