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Type Surname
Usage Scottish
Pronounced Pron. Muc-cə  [key]
Other Forms FormsMcCaw, 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, Mccaw,MacGaw, MacGee and McKee. There seem to be over 900 holders of the name in the USA. The surname is thought to be extinct in the UK.
Added 5/3/2015 by OperationZer0byte