Stacey Name Meaning & Origin

Stacey

Pronunciation: STAY-see (key)

Origin of the name Stacey:

A short form of Anastasia (of the resurrection), Stacie is also bestowed as an independent given name. Var: Stacey, Stacy, Stasia, Steise.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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I spell my name Stayc.

Personal experiences with the name Stacey

My name is Stacey. This name is pretty nickname proof. The only nickname I remember anyone bestowing was in college when I was referred to by a few as Spacey Stacey.

I really like having this name. There aren't many Stacey's my age which is nice, though I've met one or two, but it's not like Stacey comes across as a super weird name or anything. Only problem is that I don't speak clearly all the time so I occasionally have to repeat my name like 100 times and people think I'm saying fifi or ridiculous things, but as long as you're not worried about a lisp, Stacey is a great name! Haha really though, look up all the great Stacey's out there: Fergie's real name is Stacey, Stacey Dash, Stacey Farber, ok I'm out of famous people, but we're all awesome. AND, surprisingly, I almost always find both Stacy and Stacey name options on magnets and keychains and things...and believe me I always look.

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I always liked my name! True, you can't find it spelled correctly, but I didn't mind so much since I thought "Stacy" was an uglier version. I was especially thankful not to be one of the million Jennifers or Amanda's that I grew up with.

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One of my best friends is called Stacey and she quite likes the name. However, our male friends do annoy the hell out of her by constantly singing "Stacy's Mom". Seriously guys that joke is old!

But wait till Stacy's mom takes her teeth out!

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Not sure anyone will care, but over ten years ago I wrote here that I hated this name (my name). I randomly found this page now and I wanted to erase that negativity, I hope that is okay, I'm not some random person erasing a comment because it was negative. I struggled with my name growing up for a number of reasons, but after a lot more growing up (with still lots more growing up to do), I love my name because it's mine. Whatever you name your baby, just make sure he/she/they know you chose it with love.

Nicknames for Stacey

Stace, Sta (Stay), Tacey, Cee/Cey, Mace, Macey

Meanings and history of the name Stacey

Stacey comes from the Greek for Resurrection. It was originally a nickname for Anastasia. Stacey is an old English surname

Famous real-life people named Stacey

Stacey Dash, Stacey Ferguson (Fergie), Stacey Farber

Stacey in song, story & screen

Stacey Dillsen- character on the American sitcom Zoey 101
Stacey's Mom by Fountains of Wayne
"That's not my name" The Ting Tings
Stacey McGill, character from the book series The Baby-Sitters Club

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