Meaning: born of fire
Alternate spellings: Mckenna, Makenna
Some last names don’t translate well into first names. Smith, for instance. Or Brown. McKenna is an Irish surname that means “son of Cionaodh.” Cionaodh goes back to another Gaelic name Cinaed, which means “born of fire.”
McKenna made the list of popular names in 1991.
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Rank of Similar Names in 2008