Makenna meaning

: happy one or fire of happiness.

Makenna Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \m(a)-kenna, mak(en)-na\
Number of People 👶 30,000
Rate in 2021 812
Numerology 🔢 5
Name origin 🌍 Irish
Name selection specialist
Forouzan is an expert in choosing names and has been advising on choosing names for babies for about 10 years. Also, Forozan has an Instagram page for introducing Persian names.

Makenna Name Meaning

The name Makenna has Celtic origins and is derived from the Gaelic surname "Mac Cionaodha," which means "son of Cionaodh." The name Cionaodh itself is a combination of "Cion" meaning "affection" or "love" and "Aodh" meaning "fire" or "passion." Therefore, the name Makenna can be interpreted as someone who embodies affection, love, and passion.

Makenna is a unisex name that has gained popularity in recent years. It is often associated with qualities such as strength, determination, and creativity. People with this name are often seen as confident individuals who have a natural ability to lead and inspire others.

In conclusion, the name Makenna carries a rich history and conveys positive attributes such as affection, love, passion, strength, and creativity.

Hear the Meaning Makenna

Makenna Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Makenna
Additional description of the name Makenna
The name Makenna has its roots in the Gaelic language, specifically from the name "Mac Cionaoith," which translates to "son of Cionaoith." Over time, the name evolved into McKenna, a popular surname in Ireland. In the late 20th century, the name started being used as a first name, particularly in the United States, and the spelling was often changed to Makenna to reflect a more feminine sound. Despite its relatively recent use as a first name, Makenna has quickly gained popularity due to its unique sound and positive meaning.

Cool Info About Name Makenna

Additional name description Makenna
Additional name description Makenna
Famous People Named Makenna:
One notable person with this name is Makenna Cowgill, an American actress known for her roles in movies like "The Good Dinosaur" and "Meet the Robinsons."
The name Makenna has seen a surge in popularity in recent years, particularly in the United States. According to the Social Security Administration, it has consistently ranked within the top 500 baby names for girls since the early 2000s.
People named Makenna are often associated with joy and positivity. They are believed to have a vibrant, energetic personality and a knack for bringing happiness to those around them.
The name Makenna is often considered attractive due to its unique sound, positive meaning, and its roots in the beautiful Gaelic language. It's a name that stands out, yet it's not overly common, making it a great choice for parents seeking a distinctive name for their child.
Similar names to Makenna

Name selection poll

Name Selection Poll

If you are hesitant about choosing your child's name, you can ask others for their opinion on your options for free.

Add a poll Poll list
If your name is Makenna, click below to increase
I am Makenna
No one has been added yet
How much do you like Makenna's name?
Users vote for Makenna
Score 5 from 1 votes
We are very happy to know your opinion about this name
Comments on the name Makenna
01/14/2024 00:00:00

This is my daughters name. Everyone loves it, and well we never run into anyone else with that name. It fits her perfectly beautiful and original!!

01/14/2024 00:00:00

My name is Makenna and I'm 14 years old. I love my name although it gets misspelled a lot (McKenna, Mackenna. Etc.). My friends call me mak and my family calls me Kenna. I get a lot of compliments on my name and I feel that it fits me well.

01/14/2024 00:00:00

part of the mc and kay fads that will go the way of avocado appliances.

01/07/2024 14:00:36

I have a daughter named Makenna. I saw it in a baby book and loved it right away. She is 4 years old. Everyone loves her name.

01/06/2024 09:30:10

We named our first girl Iliana, since she was little we always received compliment that'she has a beautiful name but many people mispronounce her name. We call her ana-lia. Beside our daughter I'met two other girls with the'same name. I am glad we named our daughter Iliana, she also loves her name'so much at home we call her Yana!

12/24/2023 14:23:20

My daughter's name is Makenna and she is beautiful! The name just came to my mind one day out of the blue. I loved it and thats what i chose! Shanna Austin, Texas

12/21/2023 05:34:10

I have a seven year old daughter MaKenna.I thought it was neat to capitalize the K to add a little differant flair to the great name'she loves her name and thinks it great to hear of other kids with the'same name.

12/18/2023 09:23:14

i love having this name. its very uncommon, but i often get confused with other people named mackenzie or other "mack" names. people spell it wrong alot. like Mckenna, or Makena. its confusing, but at least they arent confusing my gender!

12/13/2023 08:00:40

I named my daughter Makenna and she was born December 2016. I too have had a lot of compliments. I thought I came up with it, but later found out it was already quite popular. I still love it.

12/09/2023 22:53:52

I have a 6 year old named Makenna Kathleen. Mike & Anna.... Makenna, also loved it in the movie Somewhere in Time, and I tend to call her Miss Makenna. She loves it, I have heard it mean: Gift of God, Happy, and Kindness... she is all of those things. She first called he'self Kenna (which I loved) but typically we call her Makenna K. However'since we used the name, we hear it quiet regularly, seems to always go that way doesn't it, lol.

11/13/2023 23:15:56

My beautiful 3 year old granddaughter in named Makenna Pink. We call her Kenna or KP.

11/13/2023 09:44:48

I named my oldest daughter Makenna Frances (we also have a son Finnian Oliver and a younger daughter Evelynn Claire) and absolutely LOVE the name. I came across it in a baby book when I was 18 years old and have loved it ever'since. My grandmother was Mary Frances and so being able to honor her with another "M.F." name was also important.

09/21/2023 14:29:52

I beli've my wife and I started the name Makenna. In 1996 we named our first and only child Makenna. We made up the name and have never found a Makenna born before that date - October 19, 1996.

08/25/2023 01:32:30

My daughters name is Makenna. I named her Makenna because her father's name is Kenneth, we call her Kenna. I do get annoyed when people call her Mackenzie. At the time I had never heard the name before (which made me like it even more) but now I have run into other Makennas.

07/27/2023 00:08:36

My daughter was just born in February 09. Her name is Makenna Taylor. Everyone loves her name! :)

06/23/2023 05:53:30

I named my daughter Makenna because I was looking for something different and special. It turned out that'she had a special birthday also...she was born on Valentines Day 2004. She is truly a "gift" to us, just as her name means!

05/15/2023 04:40:48

I named my daughter Makenna in August 2006. I got the name from the movie "Somewhere in Time". I always get compliments on her name. I now hear of many other children named Makenna. It is such a beautiful name.

05/09/2023 01:08:52

My name is makenna and I loooooove my name my mom and dad were thoughtfull to give me that name

04/19/2023 03:17:04

this is my name i like the fact that it is not very popular

03/22/2023 10:12:50

Makenna is my first born daughter's name. She is now 3 and as smart as can be. She loves her name as much as the rest of our family, and those we meet. She is an original for sure! I loved how the name means "happiness" and that is exactly what she brings us. Sometimes we call her Kenaa for short, but we try and call her Makenna because it is her name afterall and we love it!

03/18/2023 18:02:50

Our daughters name is Makenna. McKenna is actually a scottish last name. Tons of great comments

03/08/2023 19:59:50

My daughter's name is Makenna. I didn't know anyone with that name and loved it when I first heard it! We have run into quite a few Makennas since then. It'suits her perfectly.

02/22/2023 06:33:48

My name is Makenna, I am 14 years of age. Everyone loves my name, and I love it too. My mother calls me Maki, my little cousins call me Kenna, othe's call me Enna. I love it :D

02/12/2023 07:20:16

My 2 year old daughter's name is Makenna. We always get compliments on it. The name'suits her perfectly.

02/02/2023 13:24:08

My name is Makenna and I am 14. My firends call me Kenna and my family calls me Maki. My sister on the other hand calls me M&M; like the candy because my middle name is Marie.

01/30/2023 13:06:20

My daughter is Makenna Elaina. The only spelling problem I have encountered is her teache's write it with a capital "K" on everything they send home with her. I know It's not a big deal but it bothe's me tremendously. This was especially bothe'some in preschool when she was taught to write her name this way....I quickly said something then, but it does seem to be a continuous occurrence.

01/02/2023 06:48:36

My oldest daughters name is Makenna Isabelle Alejandra, and we call her Kenni, Kenna, or Makenna

12/30/2022 13:34:00

We named our baby boy born in May'06 Ciaden Alexander. It is a unique name and we get a lot of people that love it. We had never heard of it before.

12/12/2022 15:01:10

My daughter is Makenna Skye. I named her after my father Kenneth and my husband picked out her middle name. I call her Mak as a nickname and always get compliments on how beautiful her name is.

11/24/2022 15:17:48

I named my daughter Makenna and she was born in April2015. I have gotten more compliments from everyone. Actually, I just kind of made it up from my mother, mother-in-law and two best friends' names.

11/20/2022 21:22:00

My name is Makenna and I have only come accross two other people in my entire life that have the'same name as me. The only thing I do not like about my name is that no one ever'spells it right! They always put a "c" or one "n"...However, I love my name and its uniqueness.

10/31/2022 07:55:38

My name is makenna. And I love the way It'sounds! Is so sweet. I know one other makenna and I love this name because is not used as much.

10/23/2022 20:21:40

Our daughters name is Makenna. We love it and get so many compliments on a beautiful name, for a beautiful little girl. Shes 19 months, and calls he'self Kenna! I have since met three other little Makennas.

10/17/2022 17:07:22

Everyone always pronounces it right. It's such a pretty name. Whenever I have or hopefully have a daughter I will deffinately name her Makenna!

10/09/2022 08:41:26

my 3 month old daughter is named Makenna Grace and we get so many compliments on how beautiful her name is. I'm sure we will call her either Makenna Grace or Kenna for short!!

09/30/2022 06:37:30

Our 6 year old daughter is named Makenna. It is a beautiful name for a beautiful little girl. It is not that common but not too different. Some people call her Kenna for short.

09/09/2022 09:32:40

Our 3 year old picked out the name Makenna and we really liked it. I gave her my middle name, so she is Makenna Jo. We call her M.J.

07/28/2022 18:14:42

It's my daughter's name , I find peopple often mispell it as Mkenna like the last name..otherwise I am quite please with the name and It'suits her...

05/09/2022 15:49:48

My name is Makenna and I love it. When I was little I thought I was the only person in the world named Makenna other than a girl I'met who was named Makenna and was a year older than me. I never liked it then but now I love it. :) My mom always called my Miss Makenna and my nickname was 'Kenna' Me and my two best friends Mikayla and Mackenzie were called the three M&Ms; and sometimes I'm called Mak or Maki. Mik & Mak

12/19/2021 08:50:24

My daughter is 18 months old and her name is MaKenna and I LOVE IT i found the name in a baby book and i had never heard that name before and instantly fell in love with we Decided to name her MaKenna Korbin and it just flows so well everyone always tells me she has such a beautiful name

10/24/2021 02:18:00

I was looking on the map and I saw Makenna. so i named my daughter who is currently 11 years. Her name is Makenna Michelle! I really love her name!

10/10/2021 08:54:00

my name is makenna and im a special needs person i need surjury so i can be healthy

09/16/2021 02:57:36

my 9yr. old grandaughters' name is Makenna and I call her MyKenna and she is my Kenna.

08/10/2021 11:38:42

My name is Makenna i am 15 years old, personally i love my name. When i was little i hated it, but now i love it. Because im the only Makenna in my school or town. I love the name, and so do all my friends.

07/28/2021 11:37:48

My 8 year old daughter is Makenna Grace and we love that name. It fits her perfectly.


Random Girl Name

Latest blog content

Makenna FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Makenna?
The origin of the name Makenna is Irish.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Makenna?
happy one or fire of happiness.
*️⃣ How many people are named Makenna?
Almost 30000 people are named Makenna.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Makenna?
The names of Maria, Mary, Mariah, Mario, Myra