Definition for m'- (2 of 2)
Origin of Mac-
British Dictionary definitions for m'- (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for m'- (2 of 2)
Mc- or M'-
Word Origin for Mac-
Word Origin and History for m'-
common element in Scottish and Irish names, from Old Celtic *makko-s "son." Cognate root *makwos "son" produced Old Welsh map, Welsh mab, ap "son;" also probably cognate with Old English mago "son, attendant, servant," Old Norse mögr "son," Gothic magus "boy, servant," Old English mægð "maid" (see maiden).