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Boy Names Starting with Mac-

Mac- baby names and what they mean, with 32 results. Mac- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity 115 years ago (USAGE OF 0.13%) and have become much less popular since (USAGE 0.03%, 74.3%), with names like Mack becoming less stylish. Macri (TOP 7%) and Macek (11%) are popular Mac- last names.

Mac- names

Mac - Macgee | Macgowan - Macy

Mac - Macgee

Maximus and variants

Mack1, Mac1
Var. of Maximus. From Latin word. "Greatest." Mak is also a marginally favored kid's name.


Var. of Mc-. Source fr. Scottish, Irish words. Surnames occasionally used as given names. Adoption of Mac was at a high 8 decades ago and is almost as conventional now.

Mac and variants

Mac3, var. Macklin, Mackie, Mackey, Mack2
Derived fr. Gaelic element. "Son of." Mack (UPPER 1%), Mackey (1%), Macklin (3%), Mackie (3%) and Mac (10%) exist often as surnames.

Mack3, Mac4
Var. of Maximilian. Derivative of Latin. "Greatest." Popular as last names. Compare Mac (TOP 10%) with popular -ac surnames Mulac (TOP 49%), Marsac (56%).

Root fr. Scottish, Gaelic. "Son of Adam." Manadam and Mckadam are creative variations.

Makarios and variants

Mackarios, Mackario, Maccarios, Maccario, Macarius, Macario, Macarios, Macaire
Forms of Makarios. Source fr. Greek word. "Blessed." Macario is commonplace as a children's name among the variant forms of Makarios.

Macallister, var. Macalister
Source fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Son of Alistair." Macallister and Macalister are not Top 2000 names.

Var. of Alpin. Origin fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Fair." Macalpin was not a Top birth name in 2015.

Macardle, var. Macardell
From Scottish, Gaelic. "Son of great courage." Not in Top 2000.


Root fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Son of Arthur." Slightly atypical as a birth name, Macarthur exists more frequently as a last name.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mac- names: Mac, Macario, Macarthur, Mace, Maceo

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mac- names: Mack, Mackie, Macklin

Macbride, var. Macbryde
Root fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Son of the follower of Saint Brigid." Macbride and Macbryde were not Top birth names in 2015.

Maccabee, var. Macabee
Root fr. Aramaic. "Hammer." Maccabee and Macabee are not often adopted as birth names.

Root fr. Irish, Gaelic word. "Son of Hugh." Maccoy is a unique given name, existing often (TOP 66%) as a surname. See also Macy.

Maccrea1, var. Macrae, Maccrea2, Maccray, Maccrae
Source fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Son of grace." Unusual. Maccrea, like Marlea, ends with the androgynous-sounding -ea.

Based on Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Son of Donald." Macdonald is uncommon as a baby name.

Macdougal1, var. Macdowell, Macdougal2
Based on Scottish, Gaelic. "Son of Dougal." Macdougal and Macdowell are scantly used male names.

Mace and variants

Mace, var. Macey, Macerio, Maceo
Stems fr. Middle English element. "Heavy staff or club." Unconventional, with usage of 0.001% for Mace and variants as boys' names in 2015, less than 0.004% the previous year.

Origin fr. Spanish, Greek languages. "From Macedonia." Macedonio is uncommon as a children's name.

Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Bartholomew's son." Not Top 2000 name.

Macghee, Macgee
Var. of Magee. Root fr. Irish, Gaelic language. "Son of Hugh." Rare. Macgee, Macghee (compare Magee) have the androgynous -ee suffix.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Mac- names for boys.

1. Mac - Macgee
Maximus [Mac, Mack], Mc- [Mac], Mac [Mack, Mackey, Mackie, Macklin], Maximilian [Mac, Mack], Macadam, Makarios [Macario, Macaire, Macarios, Macarius, Maccario, Mackario, Maccarios, Mackarios], Macallister [Macalister], Alpin [Macalpin], Macardle [Macardell], Macarthur, Macbride [Macbryde], Maccabee [Macabee], Maccoy, Maccrea [Macrae, Maccrae, Maccrea, Maccray], Macdonald, Macdougal [Macdougal, Macdowell], Mace [Macey, Maceo, Macerio], Macedonio, Macfarlane, Magee [Macgee, Macghee]

Macgowan [Maccowan, Maccowen, Macgowan], Maguire [Macguire], Mochan [Machen, Machin, Machon, Machent], Machenry, Mackenzie [Mackensie], Mackinac, Mackinley [Mackinlay], Macmahon [Macmahon], Macmurray, Macniel [Macneal, Macneill], Macon, Macy [Macey]

Usage comparison for Mac- names