Stacy - Meaning of Stacy
[ 2 syll. (s)ta-cy, st-acy ] The baby girl name Stacy is also used as a boy name, though it is more often a girl name. It is pronounced STEY-Siy- †. Stacy is of Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in English and Irish.
Stacy is a diminutive (English and Irish) of the English, German, Greek, and Russian Anastasia.
Stacy is also a diminutive of the English Eustacia.
Stacy is also a spelling variant (English) of the English and Irish Stacey.
Stacy is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1971, 0.520% of baby girls were named Stacy. It had a ranking of #32 then. The baby name has suffered a marked drop in frequency since then, and is currently of only irregular use. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Stacy, Anastasia was the most popular in 2018. Although Stacy is today more frequently used for baby girls, there was a period from 1903 to 1951 when more boys were given the name. After 1952, increasingly the name became more popular with baby girls than with boys. There were 8 times more baby girls than boys who were named Stacy in 1993.
† Pronunciation for Stacy: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
A famous person named Stacy is Stacy "Fergie" Ferguson, Singer, born 27 March 1975, Whittier, California.