McKinley

Male

Meaning

Fair Haired Foreigner

Origin

English

Pronunciation

/məˈkɪnlɪ/

Traits associated with the name McKinley:

Dogs named McKinley tend to be loving, industrious, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named McKinley?

Naming your dog McKinley suggests that you have an appreciation for history and may have a special connection to the 25th President of the United States, William McKinley. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of patriotism and a love of the United States.

Is McKinley a good dog name?

McKinley has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. McKinley isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

4,750
PupNames logo
2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
2,667
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

McKinley is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

McKinley was, in the past month, the 6019th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, McKinley is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, McKinley was viewed 45 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows McKinley's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

As you can see, this name is not particularly common across the United States.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name McKinley.

Most popular breeds named McKinley:

  1. Alaskan Malamute
  2. Australian Cattle Dog
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Siberian Husky

Famous dogs named McKinley:

  • literature icon A malamute named McKinley was a character in the book The Good Dog by Edward Irving Wortis.

McKinley is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Named after a 19th century U.S. president, it screams vintage charm.

Dog names like McKinley:

Soldier, or merciful
Descendant of a sea warrior
From The Sea Town
Son of Hugh/Gaelic.
From The Hill
Dark Skinned
McKinley dog name meaning

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