Pronunciation: \m(c)-kenna, mck(en)-na\
Gender / Sex: boy (McKenna's also a girl name)
Related Names: Makena
Sounds Like: Makenna, McGown, McCain
Variant forms: McKennon
McKenna \m(c)-kenna, mck(en)-na\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name McKenna), is pronounced ma-KEN-ah. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of McKenna is "ascend". From the Gaelic word "eirghe".
McKenna has 1 variant form: McKennon.
For more information, see also the related name Makena.
Baby names that sound like McKenna are Makenna, McGown and McCain.
View a list of the 2 names that reference McKenna.
McKenna 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)