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since 1880
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498
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in 2010

Macho

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  • How unique is the name Macho? Out of 5,743,017 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Macho was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Macho: Your name in reverse order is Ohcam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hacmo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Macho? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 498 people with the last name Macho.
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Macho U.S.
  White 71.69% 64.26%
  African American 1.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 25.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Macho

People with the last name Macho are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ma"cho
The striped mullet of California (Mugil cephalus, syn. Mugil Mexicanus).

Etymology: Sp

adjective ma"cho
Manly, especially with an assertive and domineering manner toward women.

Etymology: Sp

noun MACHO
A form of dark matter in distant outer space unobservable except by its gravitational effect, and believed to be at least part of the “missing matter” which is unobservable as ordinary stars, but helps keep galaxies from flying apart; MACHOS are massive but compact objects such as neutron stars or brown dwarfs, which can be detected (with difficulty) by their effect in bending light from distant light sources, such as other galaxies. This can occur if by rare chance a MACHO passes in front of a more distant visible object, and the light from that object becomes temporarily amplified by the MACHO acting as a gravitational lens. Some MACHOs have been discovered in the halo of dark matter that surrounds our milky way. It is, however, questionable whether the amount of such matter is sufficient to explain the ability of galaxies to stay together in spite of rotation rates that would cause them to fly apart if the only matter present was that observable as visible stars.

Etymology: acronym from Massive Astrophysical Compact Halo Object

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A male exhibiting or characterized by machismo
  2. Used of men; markedly masculine in appearance or manner

Borrowing from Spanish macho (“male”), from Latin masculus.

  1. A macho person; a person who tends to display masculine characteristics, such as domineering, fierceness, and bravado.
  2. The striped mullet of California (Mugil cephalus, syn. Mugil mexicanus).
  3. A male llama.

macho was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swahili

What does the name Macho mean?

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Ais for activities, for you have many.

Cis for complete, nothing further needed here.

His for hardy, can't keep you down!

Ois for outlook, pleasing to all.

Past life for Macho born Apr 30, 1948

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Tibet approximately on 425. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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