Name: Mac

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mac

  • Meaning:
    Son of
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (mak)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mac

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Meaning "son of" in Gaelic, a common first element in Scottish and Irish surnames.
    It might stand as a nickname for such surnames used as first names, like MacKenzie.

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