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
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
Nicknames for the name Macklin
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
Great middle names for Macklin and their meanings
- James (supplanter)
- Andrew (strong and manly)
- Edward (wealth or fortune)
- Isaiah (God saves)
- Oliver (olive tree)
- Gregory (to be watchful)
- Steven (crown or wreath)
- Anthony (priceless one)
- Michael (who is like God)
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)