Meaning of the Irish name Cormac. Listen and learn how to pronounce Cormac so you can get the correct pronunciation for this Irish boy name.
MEANING: From old Irish corbmac “”son of the charioteer.”” Cormac Mac Airt was probably the most famous of the ancient kings of Ireland. As the ruler of Tara, the seat of the high kings of Ireland, for forty years (probably 227-266 AD), he was famous for his wise, true and generous judgments. Cormac owned the wonderful gold cup given to him by the sea-god Manannan Mac Lir. If three lies were spoken over it, it would break in three; three truths made it whole again. Cormac used this cup during his kingship to distinguish falsehood from truth and when he died, the cup vanished. It was a very popular name in early Ireland and is still used today.
GENDER: Boy | Male
IRISH NAME: Cormac Cormack Cormick
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Cormac and read along with the meaning)