< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


More Popular Potential Spellings
205k Mike
112k Maggie
94k Micah
38k Mack
33k Mickey
8k Mac
6k Mika
5k Meg
4k Makai

How popular is the baby name Mackay in the U.S.?

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 5 0 5
1994 10 0 10
1995 5 0 5
1996 14 6 8
1997 12 0 12
1998 10 0 10
1999 9 0 9
2000 6 0 6
2001 11 0 11
2002 10 0 10
2003 7 0 7
2004 14 5 9
2005 12 0 12
2006 14 5 9
2007 12 5 7
2008 11 0 11
2009 10 0 10
2010 8 0 8
2011 12 0 12
2012 13 0 13
2013 10 0 10
2014 7 0 7
2015 7 0 7

Want to know about the popularity of the Mackay baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 229 babies born with the name Mackay in the United States. That's more than enough Mackays 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 1991 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mackay" was in 2012 with a total of 13 babies.

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mackay" is not a popular baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of only 7 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name Mackay popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mackay in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Southeast U.S. Baby Names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each state.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Mackay

The name "Mackay" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Son of fire". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Mackay

Mackay 66
Mackay Australia
Mackay Cars
Mackay Idaho
Mackay Roofing
Mackay Trophy
Mackay Communications
Mackay Jimeson
Mackay Manor
Mackay Shields

Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yakcam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Caaykm". 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 Mackay born Jun 1, 1967

What would you ask a Psychic? Get 3 FREE minutes with the most qualified advisors

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 Central England approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Name poster for Mackay

Name poster for Mackay(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

Also see our other name lists.

Names Searched Right Now

209k Lorraine
< 1k Hashtag
< 1k Sicir
4k Smith
< 1k Acelyn
49k Carlton
< 1k Ojay
< 1k Ashliegh
< 1k Sepheriah
2k Curry
< 1k Navreen
< 1k Siju
< 1k Kholiswa
746k Rebecca
< 1k Severide
106k Dora