Mac Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Mack:
Derived from the Gaelic mac (son). The name is also used as a short form of any of the names of which it is an element.
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Mac is that friendly, all around kinda guy. You can see him being geeky (with a Mac, no less!) or playing on the football field.
But be wary - our son constantly gets comments about either the computer or the McDonald's burger the "Big Mac."
Cam and Mac are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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We call our son Mac and it's always very well received. Older generations love the down-home, old fashioned name, while today's trendier parents love that it's akin to Max & Gus.
I know a Maxwell and his mom often calls him Mac
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We have a Mac and it's a nickname for Marshall.
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Mac is the epitomal "Son of". Our son is the 4th, so we needed a good nickname - as well as one not yet used - so we went with Mac since he's the son of the son of the son of the original.
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Main character in the cartoon "Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends"