Mackey Family History
Mackey Name Meaning
Pronounced with the stress on the first syllable this is Irish an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Macdha ‘descendant of Macdha’ a personal name meaning ‘virile manly’. With the stress on the second syllable it is a variant of Scottish and Irish McKay .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press