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pinWhat does Mackey mean?

Mackey /mack-ey/ as a boys' name. Mackey's root is Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Mackey is "son of". Mackey is an alternate spelling of Mac (Gaelic) with the suffix -key.


Mackey has 1 variant: Mackie.

Mackey has 2 more alternative forms via Mac: Mack and Macklin.

Kreatif forms: Maikey, Marckey. [more]

pinHow popular is Mackey?

Mackey is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#1075 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Mackey and associated names. Prominent related forms of Mackey (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000 are Mack (#803 2 years ago) and Mac. Other forms, like Mackie, are uncommon. These forms of Mackey were popular as baby names during the years 1940-1949 (average #420) and have become much less popular since (#901, 83%). (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mac, Mack in U.S.

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

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Mackey is alike in pronunciation to Maccoy, Macgee, Mckay, Mickey, Micky and Mikey. Other recommended similar baby names are Mace, Maceo, Macey, Macy, Markey, Massey, Maxey and Packey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mackey.