Popularity:534
Origin:Scottish
Meaning:Ascend, soar, rise; Son of Kenneth
Every parent wants their precious little one to rise up and ascend in life in whatever they choose to do with their brains and talents! So it's a happy coincidence when a symbolic name like Mckenna comes along at the right time. This gender-neutral name stems from Gaelic origins, both Scottish and Irish, and was historically a surname meaning "son of Kenneth." A diminutive of Mackenzie, Mckenna stems from the Old Irish word éirghe, which means "to arise, soar, and ascend." As a first name for your baby boy or girl, Mckenna gets a fresh and modern lease on life, while also paying homage to traditional roots!

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