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What does Macarius mean?

Macarius Pronunciation of Macarius [macar-ius] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and Macarius means "blessed". Macarius is a variant form of Makarios (Greek).

Associated with: greek, blessed.


Macarius has 4 variants: Macarios, Maccarios, Mackarios and Makkarios.

6 more alternative forms via Makarios: Macaire, Macario, Maccario, Mackario, Makari and Makario.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Macarius?

Macarius is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Macarius is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Macarius (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Macario. Adoption of this relation of Macarius was more pronounced among parents in the 1920s (#1507). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Macario in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Macarius and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arcadius, Ascanius, Dacius, Damarcus, Damarios, Damarius, Darius, Darrius, Hilarius, Icarus, Januarius, Jarius, Jenarius, Lamarcus, Lazarus, Macardle, Macarthur, Macbride, Macerio, Marcus, Marinus, Marius, Markus, Maurids, Maurits, Maurus, Nazarius, Nectarius, Tavarious, Tavaris, Tavariss (see Tavaris), Tavarous (see Tavaris), Valerius, Zacaria, Zacarias, Zacharias and Zakarias. These names tend to be more commonly used than Macarius.

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