Origin and Meaning of the Name MacKinney
Miscellaneous Info for MacKinney
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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