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Gender: Male Meaning of Macaulay: "son of righteousness" Origin of Macaulay: Scottish

The name Macaulay is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "son of righteousness". Macaulay and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Your Own Family, Choose Their Family".

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Made famous by former child star Macaulay Culkin, one of the more popular Mac names.

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Famous People Named Macaulay

Macaulay Carson Culkin, American actor
Macaulay Gillesphey, English footballer
George Macaulay Trevelyan, English historian
John Babington Macaulay Baxter, Canadian politician; 19th premier of New Brunswick

Pop Culture References for the name Macaulay

Macaulay Connor, a main character in film "A Philadelphia Story"

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