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Mac Name Popularity

How popular is the name Mac? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 570 6 0.0017%
1911 546 8 0.0021%
1912 752 10 0.002%
1913 944 7 0.0012%
1914 878 13 0.0019%
1915 904 18 0.002%
1916 931 17 0.0018%
1917 845 24 0.0024%
1918 782 35 0.0033%
1919 873 25 0.0024%
1920 986 19 0.0017%
1921 911 25 0.0022%
1922 1,042 17 0.0015%
1923 1,094 14 0.0012%
1924 921 25 0.0022%
1925 923 23 0.002%
1926 985 19 0.0017%
1927 887 27 0.0024%
1928 1,223 10 0.0009%
1929 991 18 0.0017%
1930 933 21 0.002%
1931 960 18 0.0018%
1932 768 33 0.0033%
1933 717 35 0.0038%
1934 732 33 0.0034%
1935 806 26 0.0027%
1936 875 20 0.0021%
1937 911 16 0.0016%
1938 824 24 0.0023%
1939 667 43 0.0042%
1940 721 38 0.0036%
1941 664 47 0.0042%
1942 300 374 0.0296%
1943 387 212 0.0162%
1944 441 151 0.0122%
1945 507 99 0.0081%
1946 525 109 0.0074%
1947 605 88 0.0053%
1948 667 60 0.0038%
1949 679 61 0.0038%
1950 601 84 0.0052%
1951 654 73 0.0043%
1952 682 64 0.0037%
1953 720 58 0.0033%
1954 844 37 0.002%
1955 813 43 0.0023%
1956 918 30 0.0016%
1957 930 30 0.0016%
1958 819 44 0.0023%
1959 1,025 22 0.0012%
1960 936 29 0.0015%
1961 1,079 18 0.001%
1962 1,057 19 0.001%
1963 1,067 18 0.001%
1964 1,305 10 0.0006%
1965 908 28 0.0017%
1966 0 0%
1967 1,060 16 0.0011%
1968 0 0%
1969 1,519 6 0.0004%
1970 1,598 6 0.0004%
1971 0 0%
1972 1,598 6 0.0004%
1973 1,403 9 0.0007%
1974 1,035 26 0.002%
1975 899 45 0.0035%
1976 1,033 29 0.0023%
1977 1,367 14 0.001%
1978 1,518 10 0.0007%
1979 1,384 15 0.0011%
1980 1,834 6 0.0004%
1981 1,581 11 0.0007%
1982 0 0%
1983 1,930 5 0.0003%
1984 2,068 5 0.0003%
1985 0 0%
1986 2,158 5 0.0003%
1987 0 0%
1988 1,457 19 0.0012%
1989 2,506 5 0.0003%
1990 1,944 11 0.0007%
1991 2,345 6 0.0004%
1992 1,749 16 0.001%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 2,087 10 0.0007%
1996 0 0%
1997 2,185 9 0.0006%
1998 0 0%
1999 2,608 5 0.0003%
2000 1,843 19 0.0012%
2001 2,777 5 0.0003%
2002 1,853 20 0.0013%
2003 2,148 13 0.0009%
2004 2,274 11 0.0007%
2005 2,803 5 0.0003%
2006 1,748 31 0.002%
2007 1,749 32 0.002%
2008 1,683 36 0.0023%
2009 1,635 39 0.0026%
2010 1,425 56 0.0039%
2011 1,532 45 0.0032%
2012 1,120 102 0.0072%
2013 1,175 90 0.0063%
2014 1,156 95 0.0065%
2015 1,044 124 0.0085%
2016 1,140 101 0.007%
2017 1,046 116 0.0083%
2018 927 159 0.0116%
2019 830 198 0.0146%

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Names Like Mac

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What names are variants of Mac?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Mac.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Mack

Son of; greatest

Latin

Mackey

Son of

Gaelic

Mackie

Son of

Gaelic

Macklin

Son of

Gaelic


What names sound like Mac?

If you like how Mac sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Mac.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Maccoy

Son of Hugh

Irish

MacGee

Son of Hugh

Irish

Magee

Son of Hugh

Irish

Makai

Who resembles God?

Hebrew

McKay

Scottish

Micah

Who is Like God?

Hebrew

Micha

Who resembles God?

Hebrew

Mick

English

Micky

Who resembles God?

Hebrew

Mike

A diminutive form of Michael.

Irish

Miki

Tree

Japanese

Miko

Who resembles God?

Hebrew

Miky

Who resembles God?

Hebrew

Mycah

Who resembles God?

Hebrew


What names are similar to Mac?

Find a name that’s like Mac, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Maximilian

Greatest

Latin


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1 Comment

  1. I have always loved the name Mac. I had a little boy in my class that was so sweet and his name was Mac. It’s short and sweet, but seemed like a strong name. When I married my husband I knew when we had a son I would name him Mac because it goes so well with our last name- McConnell.


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