What does MacKenzie mean?

Definitions for MacKenzie
məˈkɛn zimacken·zie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Mackenzie, Sir Alexander Mackenzienoun

    Canadian explorer (born in England) who explored the Mackenzie River and who was first to cross North America by land north of Mexico (1764-1820)

  2. Mackenzie, Mackenzie Rivernoun

    a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea


  1. Mackenzienoun

    of Scottish origin.

  2. Mackenzienoun

    A surname of Scottish origin.

  3. Mackenzienoun

    A female given name transferred from the surname, of 1970s and later usage, also in the form Makenzie.

  4. Mackenzienoun

    A male given name.

  5. Mackenzienoun

    A river in the Northwest Territories, the longest in Canada, running from Great Slave Lake to the Beaufort Sea.

  6. Etymology: Mac (son of) + Kenzie ("the intelligent one" or possibly "the wise ruler"). Possible alternate: Gaelic MacCoinneach (Son of Kenneth).


  1. mackenzie

    Mackenzie is a commonly used name of Scottish origin that can be a given name, surname, or place name. It translates to "son of Kenneth" or "child of the wise leader." There are also notable geographic locations with this name, such as the Mackenzie River in Canada, and Mackenzie District in New Zealand. It is also associated with several businesses, entities, and institutions around the world.


  1. Mackenzie

    Mackenzie was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1997. This riding was created in 1903, when Saskatchewan was still a part of the Northwest Territories. In 1905, when Saskatchewan was created, the district was retained in the province. The riding was abolished in 1996, and parts of it were merged into the districts of Blackstrap, Churchill River, Prince Albert, Qu'Appelle, Regina—Lumsden—Lake Centre, Saskatoon—Humboldt and Yorkton—Melville.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mackenzie is ranked #2628 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mackenzie surname appeared 13,733 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 5 would have the surname Mackenzie.

    92.6% or 12,720 total occurrences were White.
    3% or 413 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 255 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 187 total occurrences were Black.
    0.8% or 115 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 43 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MacKenzie in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MacKenzie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of MacKenzie in a Sentence

  1. Jeff Bezos:

    When you have loving and supportive people in your life, like MacKenzie, my parents, my grandfather, my grandmother, you end up being able to take risks.

  2. Chris Shuman:

    This is in pretty shallow water generally, so there is every chance this is just ‘warm springs’ or seeps of ground water flowing from the mountains inland that make their presence known in this particular area, the other possibility is that warmer water from Beaufort currents or out of the Mackenzie River is finding its way to the surface due to interacting with the bathymetry, just the way some polynyas form.

  3. Linda Hamilton:

    Mackenzie is stronger and younger, but Im meaner.

  4. Bernie Ecclestone:

    Donald Mackenzie doesn't want to sell, simple as that, donald Mackenzie loves Formula One, loves Formula One.

  5. Jeff Bezos:

    MacKenzie is going to be amazing and thoughtful and effective at philanthropy, and I'm proud of her, her letter is so beautiful. Go get 'em MacKenzie.

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