Macca is a common nickname in some English speaking countries of Anglo-Saxon heritage (less commonly in Canada and the United States, where "Mac" is used) for somebody whose surname begins with the Gaelic prefix Mac or Mc (meaning "son of").
People frequently referred to as Macca include:
- Sir Paul McCartney, English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer
- Chris McCormack (triathlete), Australian professional triathlete, two time ironman world champion
- Amy Macdonald, Scottish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and recording artist
- Andrew McLeod, former Australian rules footballer and two-time Norm Smith Medallist
- Steve McManaman, former English footballer sometimes also called 'El Macca'
- Stephen McPhail, Irish footballer
- Gary McAllister, former Scottish footballer and manager
- Macbeth of Scotland, former Scottish king and Shakespearean tragic hero
- Gary McSheffrey, English footballer
- Chris McCormack, Australian triathlete
- Michael "Macca" MacKenzie, fictional recurring character on the Australian soap opera Home and Away
- Steve McMahon, former English footballer
- Bruce McAvaney, Australian Sports Media Broadcaster
- Neil McKenzie, South African Cricketer
- Paul McNamee, former Australian Tennis Player, now Sports Administrator
- Steve McNamara, British rugby league coach and former player
- Ian McNamara, Australian radio presenter, who hosts the ABC Local Radio program "Australia All Over"
- Macca, guitar player of the rock band Be Quiet. Shout Loud!
Lady Macca may refer to:
- Heather Mills, Sir Paul McCartney's second wife, (see, for example, Private Eye, 25 May 2006; London Evening Standard, 8 August 2006 - "Lady Macca's battle royal"), who was also referred to as Mucca (Sunday Times, 13 August 2006 - "Macca v Mucca: the hidden agenda"; London Lite, 25 January 2007 - "Lady Mucca meets Princess Michael'')
- Lady Macbeth, the wife of Macbeth in Shakespeare's play
Usage examples of "macca".
Nobby, Brokenose, Macca, Keith, you blokes first, change every ten minutes with someone else.