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What does Mccarthy mean?

Mccarthy Pronunciation of Mccarthy [mc-carthy] as a boys' name is an alternate form of Mc- (Scottish, Irish): surnames occasionally used as given names.


2 related forms via Mc-: Mcarthur and Mccaulay.

Creative forms:
(male) Macarthy, Maccarthy, ..

(female) Mccarcy, Mccarta, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mccarthy Jasiah (M.J.), ..

How popular is Mccarthy?

Mccarthy is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#348 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent related form of Mccarthy (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Mcarthur. This relation of Mccarthy was popular as a baby name in the 1940s (usage of 0.01%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mcarthur in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Harthy, Macardle, Macario, Macarios, Macarius, Macarthur, Maccario, Maccarios (see Makarios), Maccray, Makary, Malachy, March, Markey, Marley, Marly, Marsh, Mart, Martel, Marten, Marti, Martie, Martin, Marton, Marty, Martyn, Mathe, Matty, Mccain, Mccardell, Mccoy, Mccrea, Mckay, Mcmurray, Micah, Morty, Murphy, Mycah and Worthy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mccarthy.