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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mach

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  1. Austrian physicist and philosopher who introduced the Mach number and who founded logical positivism (1838-1916)
  1. Ernst Mach, Austrian physicist 1838 - 1916.
  2. (physics) a ratio of the speed (of an object, etc.) to the speed of sound in the fluid or other medium through which the object travels. Usually used to describe supersonic speeds.
    The jet traveled at 3.
  3. (physics) the Mach number

Mach was also found in the following language(s): Italian, Portuguese, and Unserdeutsch

Notable Persons Named Mach

Mach Chuol is an athlete for the FC Fargo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mach

Marilyn vos Savant is an author. Marilyn was given the name Marilyn Mach on August 11th, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.


Ernst Mach was a scientist in the field of physicist. Ernst was given the name Ernst Waldfried Josef Wenzel Mach on February 18th, 1838 in Brno. He died on February 19th, 1916.


Petr Mach is an economist and politician. Petr was born on May 6th, 1975 in Prague.


He holds the title Head of the Hlinka Guard and Head of theHlinka Guard. Alexander was born Alexander Mach on October 11th, 1902 in Palárikovo. He left this life on October 15th, 1980.



Brice Mach is an athlete for the Castres Olympique. He was most prominent from 2006 to 2008. Brice was born on April 2nd, 1986 in Perpignan.


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Popularity of Mach as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mach U.S.
  White 62.67% 64.26%
  African American 3.98% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 28.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.52% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mach

People with the last name Mach are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Mach

  • How Popular is the name Mach? Mach is the 83,934th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mach was the 6,692nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mach have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Mach in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mach? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mach first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mach is Wednesday, September 1st, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Mach born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mach was in 2014 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mach: Your name in reverse order is Hcam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cmah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mach? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,047 people with the last name Mach.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mach? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Mach as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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