SOURCE: Occupation
USAGE: Irish, Scottish

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of Irish Mac an tSagairt meaning "son of the priest". This name comes from a time when the rules of priestly celibacy were not strictly enforced.

Related Names

VARIANTS: Mac an tSagairt, McTaggart (Irish), Mac an tSagairt, McTaggart (Scottish)
Entry updated December 3, 2014