Mac

Male

Meaning

Son

Origin

Gaelic

Pronunciation

/mæk/

Traits associated with the name Mac:

Dogs named Mac tend to be loving, good-natured, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, intelligence, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Mac?

It suggests that you have a fondness for classic names and may have a preference for traditional values.

Is Mac a good dog name?

Mac is a one-syllable dog name, making it short and snappy. Mac isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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New York City Dog Name Database
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Mac is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Mac was, in the past month, the 472nd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Mac is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Mac was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Mac's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Mac is most adored in New York, Ohio and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Alabama, South Carolina and Minnesota.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Mac.

Most popular breeds named Mac:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Golden Retriever
  4. Chow Chow
  5. Chihuahua

Famous dogs named Mac:

  • television icon A greyhound named Mac featured in the television show Clifford the Big Red Dog.

Mac is found in these categories:

nerdy dog names
nerdy

References Apple's Macintosh, popular among tech enthusiasts and intellectuals.

calm dog names
calm

Mac sounds like a chill buddy who loves belly rubs and naps.

independent dog names
independent

Mac signifies strength, autonomy, and a free-spirited nature.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes apple pies, Scottish charm, and Big Mac's playful, endearing nature.

Dog names like Mac:

Max
Greatest
Soldier or servant
Moe
To love; God's saviour; dark skinned
Who Is Like God?
From the god Mars
Farmer, worker of the Earth
Mac dog name meaning

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Mcbelly Temitope (North Holland, Netherlands)
It's lovely i call my dog MAC bcs i love it
June 09, 2022

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