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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mackay

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Son of fire
  • #24259 All Time
Girls
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How popular is the name "Mackay" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1991505
199410010
1995505
19961468
199712012
199810010
1999909
2000606
200111011
200210010
2003707
20041459
200512012
20061459
20071257
200811011
200910010
2010808
201112012
201213013
201310010
2014707

Want to know about the populiarty of Mackay? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 222 babies born with the name Mackay in the United States. That's more than enough Mackaies to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name first appeared 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.

What does the name "Mackay" mean?

Mackay (Scottish): Son of fire

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

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yakcam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Akaycm". 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.

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 a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Mackay born Apr 30, 1923

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 Western Russia 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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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