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Boy Name: Macadam

Name: Macadam
Pronunciation: \m(a)-ca-dam\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Adam
Origin: Scottish
Variant forms: McAdam
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 28691


Macadam \m(a)-ca-dam\ as a boy's name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Macadam is "son of Adam". Engineer Jon McAdam (19th century) gave his name to a popular method of paving roads.

Macadam has 1 variant form: McAdam.


Macadam is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#28691 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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