Peter McKenzie was born in 1863 as the son of John McKENZIE and Barbara Scott. He married Sarah Amelia Millard on 21 July 1885, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 5 October 1943, in Royal Park, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 80.
Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich, a patronymic from the personal name Coinneach meaning ‘comely’, Anglicized as Kenneth. Compare the Irish form McKinney 2. The Scottish spelling with -z- indicates palatalization of the -n- (compare Menzies ).
History: This is the name of a Scottish Highland clan, historically associated with the mountainous district of Kintail in nortwestern Scotland, with Cromarty, and with Loch Seaforth (Loch Shiphoirt) on the Island of Harris.