Mac Name Meaning & Origin

Mac

Pronunciation: MAK (key)

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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We have a Mac and it's a nickname for Marshall.

Meanings and history of the name Mac

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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