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Boy Name: Mackinley

Name: Mackinley
Pronunciation: \m(a)-ckin-ley, mack(i)-nley\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of the white warrior; learned ruler
Origin: Gaelic
Sounds Like: MacNiel, MacNeill, MacNeal
Variant forms: MacKinlay, McKinlay, McKinley

Description

Mackinley \m(a)-ckin-ley, mack(i)-nley\ as a boy's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mackinley is "son of the white warrior; learned ruler". The tallest mountain in America is Mount McKinley. It is also known by its Athabaskan Indian name, Denali. American Vice-President William McKinley.

Mackinley has 3 variant forms: MacKinlay, McKinlay and McKinley.

Baby names that sound like Mackinley are MacNiel, MacNeill and MacNeal.

Popularity

Mackinley 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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