Gender: Male Origin of Macon: French place-name

Macon Origin and Meaning

The name Macon is a boy's name .

What with Mason scooting up the charts, this attractive place-name, with its thick Georgia accent, could make a more distinctive alternative.

Macon has played major roles in two novels, Anne Tyler's The Accidental Tourist and Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, in the latter as both a Macon Sr. and Jr.

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snowsbeloved Says:


Mmmmm bacon...oh wait

katinka Says:


Love "The Accidental Tourist" so I can see the charm of this name, but it's far to close to Mason and would be constantly confused.

RoddyThlayli Says:


Macon' bacon.

mabespark Says:


My immediate thought was bacon, but if you can see past that it's a nice name.

faithnamer Says:


I think this looks too much like bacon...