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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Macfadyen

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Alt. Meaning

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for aware, of your surroundings

C is for confident, no doubts here!

F is for fair, always honest and true.

A is for action, something to take now

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

N is for novel, don't get too complicated!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Macfadyen

Matthew Macfadyen is an actor. He was most active from 1995 to 1995. Matthew was given the name David Matthew Macfadyen on October 17th, 1974 in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.


Angus Macfadyen is an actor. He was most active from 1991 to present. Angus was born on September 21st, 1963 in Glasgow.


Sir Ian Macfadyen is a Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man. Ian was given the name Ian David Macfadyen on February 19th, 1942.


Willie MacFadyen was a soccer player for the Motherwell F.C., Bo'ness F.C., Clyde F.C., Huddersfield Town A.F.C., Leyton Orient F.C., Scotland national football team, and Scottish Football League XI. Willie was born on June 23rd, 1904 in Overtown, North Lanarkshire. He breathed his last breath on January 20th, 1971.


James was born in 1799 in Glasgow. He died in 1850.


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Popularity of Macfadyen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Macfadyen U.S.
  White 96.72% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Macfadyen

People with the last name Macfadyen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Macfadyen

  • How Popular is the name Macfadyen? As a last name Macfadyen was the 60,196th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Macfadyen? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Macfadyen was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Macfadyen: Your name in reverse order is Neydafcam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Defayancm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Macfadyen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 335 people with the last name Macfadyen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Macfadyen? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Macfadyen as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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