What does Stacy mean?
Stacy \s-ta-cy\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Stacy) is pronounced STAY-cee. It is of English origin. As a boy's name, a short form of Eustace (Greek) "fruitful". Now primarily used for girls, Stacy and Stacey are generally considered to be short forms of Anastasia (Greek) "resurrection", after the fashion of Stasia and Stasha.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Eustacia.
Stacy▼ has 39 more different forms via Anastasia, Stacey: Ana▲, Anastacia, Anastaise, Anastase, Anastasha, Anastashia, Anastasie, Anastasija, Anastasiya, Anastassia, Anastatia, Anastay, Anastazia, Anasztaizia, Anasztasia, Anestassia, Anna, Annastasia, Anstass, Anstice, Anya▲, Asia▼, Nastasia, Nastassia, Nastassiya, Nastassja, Nastassya, Nastya, Stash, Stasiya, Stasja, Stasya, Staz, Tasa, Tasenka, Tasia, Tasiya, Tasja and Tasya.
Stacy is a very popular first name for females (#180 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#1619 out of 88799, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Stacy for girls. Stacy was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #38 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Stacy and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Stacy are Ana (#222 in 2014), Anastasia (#240), Anna (#34), Anya (#472), Asia (#806), Stacey, Staci, Stacia, Stacie, Stasia and Tasia. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms like Asia, Stacey, Staci, Stacie and Stacy becoming somewhat outmoded. Ana (#222), Anastasia (#240) and Anya (#472) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation, with Ana and Anastasia going through a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)