Mac Name Meaning

Vietnamese: unexplained. Shortened form of any of the many Scottish and Irish surnames formed with Gaelic mac ‘son of’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mack, May, Mach, Lac, Mae, Nace, Mao, Mai, Mace, Hau

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Mac Family Origin

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Mac Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    67%
  • Farmer

    33%

In 1881, Labourer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Mac. The most common Mac occupation in Canada was Labourer. 67% of Mac's were Labourers.

Source: Census data for Mac | Data not to scale

Mac Historical Records

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Mac Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Mac life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Mac in 1960 was 65, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mac

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