Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Dweller at the king's meadow
- Welsh : Chief hero, royal ruler
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish : reduced form of McKenley, a variant ofMcKinley, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fionnlaigh.
- English : habitational name from places in Shropshire and Greater London (formerly Surrey), so named from the Old English personal nameCēna + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.