McKinley: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Mckinley

This trendy name has Gaelic roots and means “child of a warrior” or “son of a ruler,” so props to the parental rulers (you!) for this one! Maybe your Mckinley will actually listen to you since you really are the king and queen of the castle. (Don’t get your hopes up though.)

Nicknames:

Kinley, Mac, Leah, Lee.

Famous people named Mckinley:

The 25th president of the U.S. was named William McKinley and a famous mountain in Alaska is called Mount McKinley.

Fun fact:

McKinley has been around for a long time as a boy’s name, but for girls, it’s new on the scene and just peaked in popularity in 2014.

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