[ 2 syll. la-cey, lac-ey ] The baby boy name Lacey is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as LEY-Siy- †. The origin of Lacey is Old French. The name's meaning is from Lassy, France; lace-like. It is derived from the elements 'lace' ; 'laz' meaning braid. It represents the transferred use of the geographic name and the surname as a given name. See Lacey for more information.
See also the related category french.
Lacey is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Lacey has in the past century been mostly given to girls.
† English pronunciation for Lacey: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"