Meaning and name origin
Macy \m(a)-cy\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Macy), is pronounced MAY-see. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Macy is "weapon". May also be a place name for "Matthew's estate". The name of a character on the soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful". Has a similarity to Lacy. Pop singer Macy Gray.
There is 1 masculine form of Macy: Mace.
Macy is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2561 out of 4276, Top 60%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#7894 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Macy for girls. Macy reached its highest rank of #219 in the U.S. in 2003. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Macy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maci (#263), Macy (#363), Macie (#374), Macey (#926) and Lacy. (2014 statistics).
Macy▲ is also pronounced similarly to Maisy and Mazey. Other suggested similar baby names are Cacy, Dacy, Jacy, Kacy, Mady, Mag, Maggy, Maguy, Maj, Maja, Maji, Marcy▼, Mary, Max, Maxi, Maxy, May▼, Mica, Micky and Tacy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Macy.