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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Macauley

Macauley Chrisantus is a soccer player for the AEK Athens F.C., Abuja F.C., Hamburger SV, Hamburger SV II, Karlsruher SC, FSV Frankfurt, UD Las Palmas, Sivasspor, and Nigeria national football team. Macauley was born on August 20th, 1990 in Abuja.


Macauley Bonne is a soccer player for the Colchester United F.C., Ipswich Town F.C., Norwich City F.C., and Zimbabwe national football team. Macauley was born on October 26th, 1995 in Ipswich, England.


Macauley was born on October 6th, 1994 in Albury.


Macauley Cook is an athlete for the Cardiff Blues. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to 2010. Macauley was born on December 31st, 1991 in Church Village.


Macauley Hallett is a rugby player. Macauley was born on November 27th, 1995.


Macauley Cairns is a sports team member for the Wakehurst F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Macauley

Ed Macauley is a basketball player for the St. Louis Bombers (NBA), Boston Celtics, and Atlanta Hawks. His career lasted from 1949 to 1959. Ed was born on March 22nd, 1928 in St. Louis.


Robie Macauley was a novelist, short story writer, essayist, critic, short story, and list of essayists. Robie was given the name Robie Mayhew Macauley on May 31st, 1919 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Robie is also known as Macauley and Robie Mayhew (full name). He passed away on November 20th, 1995.


Robert was born on December 11th, 1923. He breathed his last breath on December 26th, 2010.


Michael Darragh MacAuley is an athlete for the Ballyboden St. Enda's GAA. Michael was born in Ballyroan, County Dublin.


Charles Cameron Macauley was a in the field of photography. Charles was born on October 20th, 1923 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Charles is also known as Macauley and Charles Cameron. He left this life on May 17th, 2007.


Norman MacAuley is an MLA for Cumberland. Norman was born on August 10th, 1917 in La Ronge.


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Popularity of Macauley as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Macauley U.S.
  White 76.38% 64.26%
  African American 16.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.06% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Macauley

People with the last name Macauley are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Macauley

  • How Popular is the name Macauley? Macauley is the 23,662nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Macauley was the 18,116th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Macauley have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 257 babies born with the first name Macauley in the United States. That's more than enough people named Macauley to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Macauley? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 19 new born babies.
  • When was Macauley first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Macauley is Friday, March 27th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Macauley born? The highest recorded use of the first name Macauley was in 1992 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Macauley: Your name in reverse order is Yeluacam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aumeycla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Macauley? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,537 people with the last name Macauley.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Macauley? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Macauley as their last name since less than 1 person in 192k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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