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Mack

First Name
38k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
71k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mack

"Mack" is a name of Celtic origin, and it means "Son of". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun mack
A mackintosh; -- a shortened form.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
Wiktionary
  1. A man; used to address a man whose name is unknown.
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Max
  3. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Mack

Mack Brown is a college coach. Mack was born on August 27th, 1951 in Cookeville, Tennessee.

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Mack 10 is a west coast hip hop and gangsta rap rapping and actor. He was most active from 1992 to 1992. Mack was given the name Dedrick D'Mon Rolison on August 9th, 1971.

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Mack Sennett was an actor, director, producer, screenwriter, presenter, composer, cinematographer, and film director. He was most active from 1908 to 1949. Mack was born on January 17th, 1880 in Richmond, Quebec. He left this life on November 5th, 1960.

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Mack Maine is a hip hop music rapping. He plays Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Mack was given the name Jermaine Preyan on July 28th, 1982 in New Orleans.

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Mack was given the name Thomas F. McLarty III on June 14th, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas.

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Mack was born on April 25th, 1996 in Melbourne.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mack

Christy was given the name Christine Mackinday on May 9th, 1991 in South Chicago Heights, Illinois, United States. Christy is also known as Mackinday and Christine.

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Khalil Mack is a football player for the Oakland Raiders. Khalil was born on February 22nd, 1991 in Fort Pierce, Florida.

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He was most active from 1995 to present. Lee was given the name Lee Gordon McKillop on August 4th, 1968 in Southport.

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Allison Mack is an actress, producer, and director. Her ongoing career started in 1989. Allison was born on July 29th, 1982 in Preetz.

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Lonnie Mack is a blues rock, blues, country music, southern rock, rockabilly, blue-eyed soul, bluegrass music, and gospel music musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar, Bass guitar, Gibson Flying V, and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1954 to 2010. Lonnie was given the name Lonnie McIntosh on July 18th, 1941 in Dearborn County, Indiana, United States. Lonnie is also known as Mack and Lonnie.

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Connie Mack was a baseball. Connie was born on December 22nd, 1862 in East Brookfield, Massachusetts. He passed away on February 8th, 1956.

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How popular is the baby name Mack in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 104 0 104
1881 80 0 80
1882 145 0 145
1883 98 0 98
1884 119 0 119
1885 104 0 104
1886 97 0 97
1887 109 0 109
1888 96 0 96
1889 110 0 110
1890 114 0 114
1891 127 0 127
1892 135 0 135
1893 115 0 115
1894 119 0 119
1895 140 0 140
1896 148 0 148
1897 159 0 159
1898 153 0 153
1899 160 0 160
1900 250 0 250 #96 boy name
1901 114 0 114
1902 147 0 147
1903 131 0 131
1904 158 0 158
1905 151 0 151
1906 132 0 132
1907 142 0 142
1908 183 0 183
1909 154 0 154
1910 213 0 213
1911 197 0 197
1912 295 0 295
1913 292 0 292
1914 361 0 361
1915 439 5 434
1916 490 5 485
1917 480 0 480
1918 556 0 556
1919 584 5 579
1920 533 0 533
1921 534 5 529
1922 630 10 620
1923 555 5 550
1924 546 0 546
1925 577 7 570
1926 541 7 534
1927 559 7 552
1928 524 6 518
1929 514 6 508
1930 509 5 504
1931 489 5 484
1932 513 0 513
1933 426 7 419
1934 465 0 465
1935 457 7 450
1936 460 6 454
1937 476 5 471
1938 465 6 459
1939 421 5 416
1940 466 8 458
1941 434 0 434
1942 846 7 839
1943 638 10 628
1944 621 6 615
1945 541 0 541
1946 574 9 565
1947 515 0 515
1948 548 0 548
1949 504 0 504
1950 483 0 483
1951 486 0 486
1952 462 5 457
1953 436 0 436
1954 456 0 456
1955 400 6 394
1956 395 0 395
1957 402 0 402
1958 369 5 364
1959 338 0 338
1960 327 0 327
1961 309 0 309
1962 296 0 296
1963 310 5 305
1964 332 0 332
1965 273 0 273
1966 238 0 238
1967 241 5 236
1968 230 0 230
1969 171 0 171
1970 199 0 199
1971 186 0 186
1972 156 0 156
1973 163 0 163
1974 193 0 193
1975 162 0 162
1976 184 0 184
1977 168 0 168
1978 184 0 184
1979 150 0 150
1980 148 0 148
1981 124 0 124
1982 149 0 149
1983 131 0 131
1984 127 0 127
1985 112 0 112
1986 120 0 120
1987 128 0 128
1988 132 0 132
1989 135 0 135
1990 108 0 108
1991 112 0 112
1992 109 0 109
1993 108 0 108
1994 117 0 117
1995 85 0 85
1996 84 0 84
1997 91 0 91
1998 110 0 110
1999 95 0 95
2000 93 0 93
2001 100 0 100
2002 94 0 94
2003 116 0 116
2004 106 0 106
2005 123 0 123
2006 133 0 133
2007 138 0 138
2008 163 0 163
2009 204 0 204
2010 181 0 181
2011 181 0 181
2012 210 0 210
2013 270 0 270
2014 284 0 284
2015 387 0 387
2016 353 0 353

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Popularity of Mack as a first name

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Popularity of Mack as a last name

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Common last names for Mack

  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Thomas
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • Moore
  • Jackson
  • Anderson
  • Lewis
  • White
  • Robinson
  • Walker
  • Martin
  • Thompson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mack U.S.
  White 44.76% 64.26%
  African American 49.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.70% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.59% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.37% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mack

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

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Fun Facts about the name Mack

  • How Popular is the name Mack? Mack is the 1,184th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mack was the 468th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mack have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37,942 babies born with the first name Mack in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mack to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mack? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 104 new born babies.
  • When was Mack first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mack is Tuesday, November 17th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Mack born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mack was in 1942 with a total of 839 babies.
  • Random Mack Factoid: According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mack ranks 94th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 42 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1937.
  • Weird things about the name Mack: Your name in reverse order is Kcam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Acmk. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mack? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 71,056 people with the last name Mack.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mack? Mack was ranked as the 468th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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