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What does Macklin mean?

Macklin Pronunciation of Macklin [mack-lin] as a name for boys is of Gaelic derivation, and Macklin means "son of". Macklin is a version of Mac (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic.


3 alternative forms via Mac: Mack, Mackey and Mackie.

Creative forms:
(male) Mackin, Malvlin, ..

(female) Macki, Mackla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Macklin Roberto (M.R.), ..

How popular is Macklin?

Macklin is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#4893 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Macklin was first listed in 2015 and reached its peak rank of #1728 in the U.S. then. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Macklin name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Macklin (#1728 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000 are Mack (#661 in 2015), Mac (#1096) and Mackie. Usage of these relations of Macklin reached its highest in the 1890s (average #1264) and is now significantly lower, with the form Mack becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Macklin, Mac, Mack, Mackie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Macklin is pronounced similarly to Mcclain. Other recommended names are Acelin, Carlin, Cattlin, Dallin, Francklin (see Franklin), Franklin, Galin, Gamlin, Garlin, Gaylin, Haakin, Hamblin, Hamelin, Hamlin, Harkin, Harlin, Hawkin, Jacqin, Jaelin, Jailin, Jalin, Jaylin, Kaelin, Kalin, Karlin, Katlin, Kattlin, Kirklin, Laikin, Larkin, Macalpin, Macerio, Machen, Machin, Machon, Mackinac, Macon, Mahlon, Makai, Maksim, Malin, Maliq, Malki, Mallen, Mallik, Mallin, Malvin, Marcelin, Markaine, Marlan, Marlen, Marlin, Marlon, Marsdin, Marvin, Maslen, Maslin, Masling (see Maslin), Maslon, Masslen (see Maslin), Masslin, Masslon (see Maslin), Maurin, Mcalpin, Mccain, Merlin, Nalin, Parkin, Paulin, Rankin, Rocklin, Talin, Tallin and Waylin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Macklin.

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