Gender Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. ma-KA-ryo  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Spanish form of the Latin name Macarius, derived from the Greek name Μακάριος (Makarios), which was in turn derived from Greek μάκαρ (makar) meaning "blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints.

Related Names

Feminine FormMacaria
Other Languages & CulturesKari(Finnish) Macarius, Makarios(Late Greek) Makar, Makari, Makariy(Russian)
User SubmissionMacário


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Italy: December 20
Spain: March 10


Icon depicting Saint Macarius of Egypt with a cherubIcon depicting Saint Macarius of Egypt with a cherub


Entry updated May 29, 2020