What does Mackey mean?
Mackey /mack-ey/ [2 sylls.] 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.more]
How 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 last year) and Mac. Forms like Mackie are uncommon. These boy names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.58%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.0985%, ▼83%), with the versions Mac and Mack becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.