What does Macy mean?
Macy /ma-cy/ [2 sylls.] 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.Kreatif forms: Maccy, Magcy, Mycy. [more]
How popular is Macy?
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). Variants like Laisey are seldom used. 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.