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Boy Name: McKinley

Name: McKinley
Pronunciation: \m-ckin-ley, mck(i)-nley\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of the white warrior; learned ruler
Origin: Scottish
Sounds Like: McKinlay, MacKinlay
Similar Names: Kenley, Manley


McKinley \m-ckin-ley, mck(i)-nley\ as a boy's name is a variant of Mackinley (Gaelic) and Mc- (Scottish, Irish), and the meaning of McKinley is "son of the white warrior; learned ruler".

The baby name McKinley sounds like McKinlay and MacKinlay. Other similar baby names are Kenley and Manley.

View a list of the 4 names that reference McKinley.


McKinley 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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