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Mac - A very unique male name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mac, meaning son of, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #578. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mac and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mac? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mac. The baby boy name Mac was given to 101 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1188 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 16,248 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mac peaked in popularity 77 years ago in 1942 on position 300.



Famous with this name

Bernie Mac
Mac Ahlberg
Kyle Mac


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Mac is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mac is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #420 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,787.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mac is where you live.


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Mac origin and meaning

Mac is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means son of. To see famous people named Mac, pop culture references for the name Mac and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mac

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mac, sorted by popularity.

Mike / Max / Micah / Moses / Mack / Mickey / Moises / Moshe / Mekhi / Mose /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121188
20111694
20101554
20091824
20081881
20071970
20061954
20053991
20042786
20032493
20022056
20013718
20002045
19993572
19972571
19952383
19921937
19912935
19902238
19893256
19881572
19862681
19842468
19832455
19812109
19802071
19791456
19781650
19771431
19761056
1975907
19741065
19731476
19721714
19701681
19691583
19671080
1965914
19641327
19631082
19621069
19611142
1960947
19591049
1958819
1957997
1956935
1955817
1954849
1953724
1952703
1951652
1950606
1949677
1948676
1947605
1946527
1945508
1944441
1943387
1942300
1941669
1940728
1939677
1938850
1937968
1936897
1935821
1934752
1933731
1932841
1931979
1930973
19291043
19281350
1927928
19261049
1925893
1924967
19231180
19221108
1921949
19201063
1919924
1918810
1917894
1916979
1915952
1914920
1913987
1912777
1911550
1910578

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska420
Massachusetts607
Washington609
Utah610
Minnesota744
Indiana768
Arizona780
Georgia923
Pennsylvania989
Michigan1125
Ohio1135
Illinois1291
New York1531
Texas1633
California1787

Even more about Mac


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mac a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mac?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1942
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Mac
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 16,248
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +101

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