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Makenna Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Makenna is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Makenna is "child of kenneth".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "son of Cionaodh".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 284  in baby name popularity for girls with 1138 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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Makenna is a variant spelling of Use.

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Name Fun

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English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.