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since 1880

Macaulay

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Son of the Battle Chief
  • #26457 All Time
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< 1k Macall (Scottish)

How popular is the name "Macaulay" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 5 0 5
1991 26 10 16
1992 36 0 36
1993 23 0 23
1994 30 5 25
1995 12 0 12
1996 6 0 6
1998 5 0 5
2003 9 0 9
2004 5 0 5
2007 7 0 7
2008 7 0 7
2009 6 0 6
2010 5 0 5
2013 5 0 5

Want to know about the populiarty of Macaulay? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 187 babies born with the name Macaulay in the United States. That's more than enough Macaulaies to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Macaulay" was in 1992 with a total of 36 babies.

According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Macaulay" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991. Across the entire United States a total of only 26 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Macaulay popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Macaulay in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Macaulay" mean? The list below shows the origins of Macaulay as well as things modernly associated with the name Macaulay such as celebrities named Macaulay.

Scottish

Origin and Meaning of Macaulay

The name "Macaulay" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Son of the Battle Chief". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Macaulay Culkin

Macaulay Culkin is an actor and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to 1994. Macaulay was born in 1980 as Macaulay Carson Culkin in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yaluacam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Clauamya". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Macaulay born Apr 2, 1924

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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