Boy name origins & meanings
- Latin : The greatest
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- English : habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire, so named from the genitive case of the northern English personal name Mack + Old English ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’.
- Irish : variant of Mackesy, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macasa ‘descendant of Macus’, a personal name which is probably a form of Magnus.