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Machin

What does Machin mean?

Machin Pronunciation of Machin [machin] as a boys' name has its root in Gaelic, and Machin means "early". Machin is an alternate spelling of Mochan (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic.

Variations

6 related forms via Mochan: Machen, Machent, Machon, Mason, Massen and Masson.

Creative forms:
(male) Michin, ..

(female) Mamin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Machin Coen (M.C.), ..

How popular is Machin?

Machin is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#16281 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Mason (#3 last year) is the only popular alternative form of Machin (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Massen, are seldom used. This form of Machin was favored as a birth name less than a decade ago (#2) and is almost as popular today (#3, 13.1%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mason outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Eachan, Fechin, Jachim, Jachin, Jacqin, Mackie, Macklin, Macon, Mahican (see Mohegan), Mahir, Mainchin, Maksim, Malin, Mallin, Malvin, Marlin, Martin, Marvin, Marwin, Maslin, Mathian, Maurin, Maxim, Maxson, Mccain, Michio, Munchin, Rachim, Sachie, Sachio and Yachim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Machin.


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