Meaning and name origin
Macabee \m(a)-ca-bee\ as a boy's name is of Aramaic origin, and the meaning of Macabee is "hammer". Macabee is a variant of Maccabee (Aramaic): also possibly from a Hebrew phrase meaning "Who is like unto thee among the gods, oh Lord!" This was the surname of a group of Jewish leaders who overthrew Syrian rule in the century before Christ.
Macabee has 1 variant form: Makabee.
Macabee is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Macabee for boys. Macabee has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).