What does Mc- mean?
Mc- [mc] as a boys' name is pronounced mak. It is of Scottish and Irish origin. Surnames occasionally used as given names.
1 feminine form: Mackenzie.
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Mac (#1096 in 2015), Mcarthur, Mccoy (#1050), Mckay and Mckinley (#1980) are the popular variation forms of Mc- (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Mc- were favored a century ago (average #1392) and have become much less widespread since, with the version Mckinley becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)