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What does Maccoy mean?

Maccoy Pronunciation of Maccoy [mac-coy] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Maccoy is "son of Hugh". The phrase "the real Mccoy" came from Scotland, and refers to something of the highest quality.

Associated with: irish, scotland, highest (great).


Maccoy has 1 variant: Mccoy.

1 more different relation via Mccoy: Mckay.

Creative forms:
(male) Mancoy, Maucoy, ..

(female) Maccel, Macmor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Maccoy Ricky (M.R.), ..

How popular is Maccoy?

Maccoy is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#98770 out of 150436, Top 66%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Maccoy (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Mccoy (#1050 from recent data) and Mckay. These relations of Maccoy are at the peak of their popularity presently (adoption of 0.01%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mccoy, Mckay in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Maccoy is alike in pronunciation to Macgee, Mackey, Mackie, Mickey and Micky. Other suggested similar names are Laroy, Mabrey, Mabry, Mac, Maccowan (see Macgowan), Maccowen (see Macgowan), Maccrae (see Maccrea), Maccray, Maccrea, Mace, Maceo, Macey, Machon, Mack, Macon, Macy, Maddox, Maddy, Madoc, Madog, Madox, Maimon, Makary, Malachy, Malcam, Malcolm, Malcom, Maldon, Malechy (see Malachi), Mallon, Mallory, Manley, Manly, Manny, Mano, Manoa, Manton, Manzo, Marcas, Marcely, March, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Mardon, Mario, Marion, Markey, Marko, Markos, Markov, Marley, Marloe, Marlow, Marly, Marom, Marzo, Maslon, Masos, Massey, Mateo, Matico, Matty, Mauro, Maury, Maxey, Maxy, Maynor, Mayor and Mazor. These names tend to be more commonly used than Maccoy.

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