Name: MacKinney

Origin and Meaning of the Name MacKinney

  • Meaning:
    Son of Coinnigh
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Son of Coinnigh
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ma KEE nee)
  • Form of:
    Itself (MacKinney)
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Miscellaneous Info for MacKinney

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  • Used in:
    English and Gaelic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Scottish surname; anglicization of MacCoinnigh.
    'Mac' is a Scottish prefix meaning 'son of'.

    Coinnigh is related to the Gaelic name Coinneach, meaning "handsome". "MacCoinnigh" has also become MacKenzie.
    However, MacKinney has sometimes been used as a variant of MacKenna.

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