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Macklin is a strong Scottish name for a little boy. It is mostly thought of as a surname that means “son of the servant of Saint John”, and comes from the Anglicized version of Mac Gille Eathain, an Irish family name.

Meaning of the name Macklin

Flann’s son

Origin of the name Macklin


Symbolism of the name Macklin

Macklin is humane and selfless. He is known for his tolerance, compassion, sensitivity, and idealism. He always gives unselfishly to others.

Style of the name Macklin


Gender of the name Macklin

Macklin is a boy's name.

Pronunciation of the name Macklin


Number of syllables in the name Macklin


Emotion evoked from the name Macklin

Macklin is a giver of friendship, affection, and love. He has a sensitive and compassionate nature. Macklin makes an excellent personal caregiver for that reason. He loves taking care of his fellow man. He views life through broad and intuitive terms.

Alternative spellings for the name Macklin

  • Macklen
  • Macklenn
  • Macklinn
  • Macklyn
  • Macklon

Nicknames for the name Macklin

  • Mack
  • Mackie
  • Mac 

Popularity of the name Macklin

Macklin came on to the popularity charts in 1922. It barely appeared at first but then spiked in 1933. Going back down until 2005. It dipped in 2006 but then rose back up in 2007 and then continued to gradually grow in popularity after that.

Related names for the name Macklin

  • Yousif
  • Krue
  • Bale
  • Maclaren
  • Azlan
  • Kort
  • Maddex 
  • Berlyn

Great middle names for Macklin and their meanings

Famous people with the name Macklin

  • Macklin Robinson (American soccer player)
  • Macklin Leslie Hancock (Canadian urban planner)
  • Macklin Cohen (son of actors Matt Cohen and Mandy Musgrave)

Macklins in popular culture

Burt Macklin (alter ego of Andy Dwyer from Parks & Recreation)

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