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Meaning and name origin

Mackey \m(ac)-key\ as a boy's name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Mackey is "son of". Mackey is a variant of Mac (Gaelic): Scottish and Irish surname prefix used as a given name or nickname.


Mackey has 1 variant form: Mackie.


Mackey is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1059 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Mackey and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Mac. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Mackey is also pronounced similarly to Maccoy, Macgee, Mckay, Mickey, Micky and Mikey. Other suggested similar baby names are Mace, Maceo, Macey, Mack, Macy, Markey, Massey, Maxey and Packey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mackey.