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Correct spelling: mackenzie

Definition of mackenzie:

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

2) a Canadian river; flows into the Beaufort Sea

Common misspellings for mackenzie:

  • makenzie (44%)
  • macenzy (39%)
  • macenzie (11%)
  • mackenzi (6%)
Misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.
boy

Mackenzie

  \m(a)-cken-zie, mack(e)-nzie\
 

Meaning: son of the wise ruler

Origin: Irish

Details:
Mackenzie as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Mackenzie), is pronounced ma-KEN-zee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mackenzie is "son of the wise ruler".

Related names: Mac.

Variants: Mckenzie, Mackensie, Mckensie.

girl

Mackenzie

  \m(a)-cken-zie, mack(e)-nzie\
 

Meaning: fire-born; son of the wise ruler

Origin: Irish

Details:
Mackenzie as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Mackenzie), is pronounced ma-KEN-zee. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mackenzie is "fire-born; son of the wise ruler". The name's development was also influenced by Cainnech, meaning "good-looking". Originally a surname and male name, but actress Mackenzie Phillips has made it prominent as a masculine name for girls. See also Kenzie and Mc- names.

Related names: MacKenna.

Sounds Like: Mackendra.

Variants: Mckenzie, Mackenzey, Makensie, Makenzie.

Examples of usage for mackenzie:

1) The list of great men includes Hume and Adam Smith, Robertson and Hailes and Adam Ferguson, Kames, Monboddo, and Dugald Stewart among philosophers and historians; John Home, Blair, G. Campbell, Beattie, and Henry Mackenzie among men of letters; Hutton, Black, Cullen, and Gregory among scientific leaders. - "English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century", Leslie Stephen.

2) Then Martin unfolded to Nance the sad scene which had taken place on the great Mackenzie River years before. - "If Any Man Sin", H. A. Cody.

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