Macy: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Macy

Macy

Pronunciation: MAY-see (key)

Macy is the newest member of the girl's surname family that includes Tracy, Lacey and Stacy. It is by far the most contemporary of the group, with a tough edge that the others can't match. Singer Macy Gray helps pump up that toughness and cool. Avid shoppers may consider Macy a department store name.

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Related Names:

Macey, Maci, Macie

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Comments and insights on the name Macy: | Edit

We named our daughter Macy in 2008. We wanted something that coordinated with her sister Lucy. We had a friend who had a daughter with the same name but spelled Maisie. We really liked it and.decided to use Macy! If we had a boy, by complete chance, we liked Mason :)

Personal experiences with the name Macy: | Edit

We named our daughter Macy Annelise & love it! Her big sister is Lucy & we think the names sound great together!

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Mace
Mac
Mac Face
Mace Face
Macydoodledandy
Macer Tracer
Macerson
Macy Macerson
Macy Bee

Meanings and history of the name Macy: | Edit

enduring; happy and upbeat (American); weapon (from the French word for mace); "Of Matthews estate",surname form of Massey (English)

Famous real-life people named Macy: | Edit

William H. Macy, actor
Macy Gray, American singer

Macy in song, story & screen: | Edit

Main Character in the book titled, "Finding Noel" by Richard Paul Evans.
Main character in novel "The Truth About Forever" by Sarah Dessen

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