What does Stacy mean?
Stacy [sta-cy] as a girls' name (also used less commonly 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.
Affiliated girl name: Eustacia.Creative forms:
(female) Shacy, Stasi, ..
(male) Staius, Stasi, .. Middle name pairings:
Stacy Karmyn (S.K.), ..
How popular is Stacy?
Stacy is a very popular first name for females (#180 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#1782 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Stacy was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #38 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is presently at #1208. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Stacy (#1208 in recent rankings) appearing in the Top 2000 are Anastasia (#216 in recent rankings), Stacee, Stacey (#1978), Staci, Stacia, Stacie, Stasia and Tacy. Other variants, like Stash, are seldom used. These relations of Stacy reached the peak of their popularity in the 1970s (usage of 1.1%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.11%, ▼90%), with forms like Stacy becoming less stylish. Anastasia is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Cacy, Dacy, Jacy, Kacy, Lacy▼, Macy, Shary, Shay, Star, Starr▼ and Tracy▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Stacy.See names in meaning and etymology.