Gender: Masculine
Origin: Bosnian
Meaning: “poppy”

The name comes directly from the Bosnian word poppy and was popularized by Bosnian poet, Mak Dizdar (1917-1971). Mak was his pen-name, his real name being, Mehmedalija.

It can also be a short form of Makbula or  Maksud.

As of 2010, Mak was the 79th most popular male name in Bosnia & Herzegovina.