Mack - boys name

Mack name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Mack name meaning:

The name Mack is usually a shortened form or nickname for the name Mackenzie, which originated as a Scottish surname. Derived from the Gaelic name MacCoinnich, it means "son of Coinneach" or "son of the fair one." Coinneach, in turn, means "handsome" or "comely." Therefore, the name Mack can be interpreted as "son of the fair one" or "son of the handsome one."

As a standalone name, Mack can also be seen as a variant of the old Norse name Magnus, which means "great" or "mighty." In this case, Mack would carry the meaning of "great" or "mighty."

Overall, the name Mack conveys qualities associated with attractiveness, handsomeness, and strength. It carries a sense of admiration and power, suggesting a person who is both physically appealing and capable of great achievements.

Origin: Celtic

Taken from Mackenzie.

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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (316)

Historical popularity of Mack

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