McKay or MacKay is an Irish / Scottish surname. The last phoneme in the name is pronounced to rhyme with 'eye', but in some parts of the world this has come to rhyme with 'hay'. Notable people with the surname include:
- Adam McKay
- Æneas Mackay (1839–1909), Prime Minister of the Netherlands, member and president of the Dutch House of Representatives
- Al McKay
- Alexander McKay (disambiguation) (several people)
- Alfred Edwin McKay
- Allen McKay
- Ami McKay
- Andrew McKay
- Andrew McKay (actor)
- Andy McKay
- Angus McKay (disambiguation) (several people)
- Antonio McKay
- Barrie McKay
- Ben McKay (disambiguation)
- Bill McKay
- Billy Mckay
- Bob McKay
- Bobby McKay
- Brad McKay (doctor)
- Brendan McKay (born 1995), American baseball player
- Callum McKay
- Charles McKay
- Charles Mackay (disambiguation), various people
- Cheryl McKay
- Christopher McKay (planetary scientist)
- Clan McKay
- Clarence Mackay (1874–1938), an American financier
- Claude McKay
- Clint McKay
- Cody McKay
- Colin McKay
- Craig McKay (disambiguation) (several people)
- Daniel McKay
- Daithí McKay
- David McKay (disambiguation) (several people)
- Derek McKay
- Don McKay
- Donald McKay
- Donald McKay (politician)
- Doreen McKay
- Doug McKay (public servant)
- Douglas McKay
- Douglas I. McKay
- Duncan McKay (disambiguation) (several people)
- Dylan McKay, fictional character from Beverly Hills, 90210
- Elsie Mackay, aka 'Poppy Wyndham' was an English actress and pioneering aviator.
- Elsie Mackay (actress), was a Broadway and film actress in the 1920s–30s.
- Ernie McKay
- Hamish McKay
- Heather McKay (born 1941), Australian squash player
- Hec McKay
- Hilary McKay
- Hugh Victor McKay
- Hugh William Mackay, 14th Lord Reay (1937–2013)
- Hunter McKay
- Ian McKay (disambiguation):
- Iven Giffard Mackay, Australian World War 2 general.
- J. Curtis McKay, American legislator
- Jack McKay (footballer, born 1885)
- Jack McKay (footballer, born 1996)
- James McKay (disambiguation):
- Jason McKay
- Jim McKay (1921–2008), American sportscaster
- Jim McKay (director)
- Jodi McKay
- John MacKay (disambiguation) (several people)
- John Henry Mackay (1864-1933), German anarchist and gay rights advocate
- K. Gunn McKay
- Katherine Duer Mackay (1878-1930 ), American suffragist and socialite
- Kevin McKay (artist)
- Malky Mackay (born 1972), Scottish footballer and manager
- Malky Mackay (footballer, born 1942), Scottish footballer
- Margaret MacKay (1903-1998), New Zealand lawyer
- Margaret McKay
- Maureen McKay
- Matt McKay
- McKay Christensen
- McKay, California (disambiguation), multiple locations
- Mhairi McKay (born 1975), Scottish golfer
- Michael McKay (disambiguation) (several people)
- Molly McKay
- Mount McKay (disambiguation)
- Mungo McKay
- Pat McKay a Scottish martial artist
- Patricia McKay
- Peter McKay, Scottish footballer
- Peter McKay (Australian politician)
- Peter Mackay, 4th Earl of Inchcape (b. 1943)
- Peter MacKay, Canadian politician (b. 1965)
- Point Mckay, Calgary, a neighborhood in Calgary, Alberta
- R. J. McKay, an Australia-born biologist.
- Randy McKay, a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player.
- Ray McKay, a former professional ice hockey defenceman.
- Raymond McKay (1925–1993), an American labor leader.
- Rich McKay, president of the Atlanta Falcons.
- Ritchie McKay, an American basketball coach.
- Rodney McKay, a character from Stargate Atlantis.
- Roy McKay (1933–1995), a baseball pitcher.
- Sandra Lee McKay, a Professor Emeritus of San Francisco State University.
- Scott McKay, a Canadian politician.
- Shane McKay, a character from Degrassi.
- Simon Mackay, Baron Tanlaw (born 1934), member of the House of Lords
- Sophie McKay, a character from Shortland Street.
- Stephanie McKay, an American soul singer and songwriter.
- Thomas McKay (disambiguation):
- Tim McKay
- All pages beginning with Mckay
- All pages beginning with Mackay
- McKay's approximation for the coefficient of variation
- Mackay (disambiguation)
- Mackey (disambiguation)
- Mackeys (disambiguation)
- McKey (disambiguation)
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- "Surname Database: McKay Last Name Origin". www.surnamedb.com. The Internet Surname Database. Retrieved 16 August 2016.