ⓘ McKendry


ⓘ McKendry

McKendry is a surname derived from Mac Eanraig in Scotland and Mac Einri in Ireland, from "Mac" meaning son of, and the pre 6th century personal given name Henry resulting in McHenry / MacHenry, originally composed of the Germanic elements "heim" meaning "home" and "ric" - power. The name was introduced into England by the Normans at the Invasion of 1066 as Henri, and this spelling spread to both Scotland and Ireland.

Famous people with the surname include:

  • Ned Mckendry, Australian swimmer, Olympic athlete, Commonwealth Games gold medallist.
  • Ben McKendry, Canadian soccer player.
  • James McKendry, Irish artist.
  • Maxime de la Falaise McKendry, English fashion designer and model.
  • Alex McKendry, Canadian professional ice hockey player.
  • Sam McKendry, New Zealand professional Rugby League player.
  • Gary McKendry, Northern Irish film and television commercial director.
  • Patrick McKendry, New Zealand Sports Journalist.
  • Chris McKendry, American journalist.

Mckendry also the name of:

  • McKendrys Coaches of Loanhead based in Edinburgh operating across the UK, member of FTA, which has had fines levied due to safety concerns.
  • Mckendry Lake in Canada.