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Boy Name: Maccoy

Name: Maccoy
Pronunciation: \m(a)-ccoy, mac-coy\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: son of Hugh
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Mackey, Mac, Mackie, Mack, MacGee, McKay, Micky, Mickey
Variant forms: MacCoy, McCoy


Maccoy \m(a)-ccoy, mac-coy\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Maccoy is "son of Hugh". The phrase "the real McCoy" came from Scotland, and refers to something of the highest quality.

Maccoy has 2 variant forms: MacCoy and McCoy.

Baby names that sound like Maccoy are Mackey, Mac, Mackie, Mack, MacGee, McKay, Micky and Mickey.


Maccoy is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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