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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 "A Duggarlike Game: With a twist!".

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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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