What does Macy mean?
Macy \m(a)-cy\ as a girls' name (also used less generally as boys' 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.
Macy has 1 masculine form: Mace.
Macy is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2561 out of 4276, Top 60%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#6066 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Macy for girls. Macy entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex position of #219 in the U.S. in 2003, and is at #363 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Maci (#263 the previous year), Macie (#374), Macey (#926), Lacy and Laci are the popular varying forms of Macy (#363 the previous year). These girl names reached the height of their popularity in 2003 (usage of 0.49%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.3457%, down 29.5%), with the forms Macey, Laci and Lacy becoming less fashionable. Maci (#263), Macie (#374) and Macy (#363) are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list, and there is also a rebound in birth name usage for Macie. Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Macy and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Macy is pronounced similarly to Maisy and Mazey. Other recommended 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 frequently used than Macy.