Name: McKinley

Origin and Meaning of the Name McKinley

  • Meaning:
    Son of Fhionnlaoich
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  • Meaning:
    Son of Finley
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ma KIN lee)
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Miscellaneous Info for McKinley

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    From the surname, meaning "son of Finley".

    William McKinley Jr. was the 25th President of the United States; he was assassinated by an anarchist in 1901.

    McKinley also the name of the highest mountain peak in North America - Mount McKinley or Denali in Alaska.

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