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What does Cormac mean?

Cormac Pronunciation of Cormac as a boys' name is pronounced KOR-mac. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cormac is "impure son". Historical: the third-century Irish king who founded schools of military science, law, and literature at Tara. Saint Cormac (10th century), bishop and king of Munster, Ireland, was the author of a dictionary of the Irish language. The name has been popular in Ireland since the earliest times.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, king, law (just), literature, saint, popular (famous)


VARIANTS Cormack, Cormick



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How popular is Cormac?

Cormac is an uncommon first name for men. Cormac is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Cormac entered the list in 1996 and reached its top rank of #1028 in the U.S. in 2014, and is currently at #1302. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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Similar Names

Cormac is pronounced similarly to Cormic. Other recommended sound-alike names are Cadman, Cadmar, Carman, Carmel, Carmen, Carmin, Carsan, Ciriaco, Cobham, Colan, Colas, Coleman, Colla, Colm, Colman, Como, Comus, Conal, Conan, Conlan, Connal, Conrad, Conway, Cor, Corben, Corbet, Corbie, Corbin, Corbit, Corby, Corbyn, Cord, Cordale, Cordas, Corday, Coree (see Corey), Coren, Corey, Corie, Corin, Cork, Corley, Cornall, Cornel, Corney, Corrado, Correy, Corrick, Corrie, Corrin, Corry, Cort, Cortes, Cortez, Corty, Corvin, Corwan, Corwin, Corwyn, Cory, Cosme, Cosmo, Costa, Costas, Cowal, Cowan, Coyan, Cram, Curran, Cyran, Gorman and Norman. These names tend to be more commonly used than Cormac.

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