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OTHER FORMS: McCaw, MacGaw, McGaw
Meaning & History
MacCaa has many clan associations; the most prominent being with the Stuarts of Bute, the Clan MacKay, the Clan MacFarlane, the Clan MacDonald and Clan Galloway. The name is a phonetic variation of MacKay, meaning 'son of Aoh (ie the champion)'. Other similar names in the group are MacCaw
. There seem to be over 900 holders of the name in the USA. The surname is thought to be extinct in the UK.