Macy Name Meaning & Origin

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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Nicknames for Macy

Mace
Mac
May-May
Mac Face
Mace Face
Macydoodledandy
Macer Tracer
Macer Racer
Macerson
Macy Kasem
Macy Macerson
Mace-of-base
Macy Bee
Mace
Maisie
Maysey
Maisey

Meanings and history of the name Macy

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

William H. Macy, actor
Macy Gray, American singer
Macy Kate, YouTube personality, singer
Macy Falco (b. 2008), daughter of American television, film, and stage actress Edie Falco

Macy in song, story & screen

Main Character in the book titled, "Finding Noel" by Richard Paul Evans.
Main character in novel "The Truth About Forever" by Sarah Dessen
Macy's Day Parade, song by Green Day

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