McCartney: baby boy name popularity and meaning

McCartney

This is the Anglicized version of the Scottish Gaelic surname Mac Artaine, meaning "son of Artan." It's still seen more as a surname, but hey - if McKenzie and Carter and Courtney are all successful names, why not McCartney?

Nicknames:

Mac.

Famous people named McCartney:

Singer/songwriter (and former Beatle) Sir Paul McCartney; singer Jesse McCartney; poet/artist Joseph McCartney.

Fun fact:

The phrase "Think globally, act locally" is contributed to Paul McCartney.

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