Tracy Name Meaning & Origin

Tracy

Pronunciation: TRAY-see (key)

Origin of the name Tracy:

Transferred use of the surname derived from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer, Norman baronial names from Calvados meaning "place of Thracius."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Tracey, Traci, Tracie, Theresa

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Nicknames for Tracy

Trace, Tray, Tee, Cee-Cee

Meanings and history of the name Tracy

Is gaelic for warlike, fierce

Famous real-life people named Tracy

Tracy Chapman, African-American singer/songwriter
Tracy Nelson, American actress
Tracy Austin, American tennis player
Tracy Pollan, American actress, wife of Michael J. Fox
Tracy Caulkins (Stockwell), American swimming champion and Olympic gold medalist
Tracy Scoggins, American actress

Tracy in song, story & screen

Tracy Turnblad, main character in Hairspray.
Tracy Samantha Lord, lead character in both "The Philadelphia Story", played by Katherine Hepburn, and "High Society", played by Grace Kelly.
Tracy Partridge, youngest child in the 1970's TV series, "The Partridge Family", played by Suzanne Crough.
Tracy Beaker, Jacqueline Wilson's children's book character
The Cuff Links (song)--Tracy Tracy, you're gonna be happy with me.
I'll build a world around you.
Filled with love everywhere,
And when you're there,
You'll be so glad I found you. (excerpt)

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