Stacy - Meaning of Stacy
[ 2 syll. (s)ta-cy, st-acy ] The baby boy name Stacy is also used, and more commonly so, as a girl name. Its pronunciation is STEY-Siy- †. Stacy is an English name of Old Greek origin. The first name is derived from the surname, itself from Stace (Middle English), the medieval form of Eustace.
In addition, Stacy is a diminutive form of the name Anastasius (German) in the English language.
Stacy is also a diminutive form of the name Eustace (English).
The name Stacey (English and Irish) is the female form of Stacy.
The name Stacey (English) is a variant of Stacy.
Stacy is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1968, 0.098% of baby boys were given the name Stacy. It ranked at #157 then. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is today of very light use. Out of all boy names in its group, Stacy was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018. Though Stacy is currently more often than not a girl name, there was a period from 1903 to 1951 when more boys were given the name. From 1952 on, increasingly more girls than boys were named Stacy. In 1993, the name Stacy was given to 8 times as many girls than boys.
† 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 Actor Stacy Keach, born Walter Stacy Keach, Jr, 2 June 1941, Savannah, Georgia.