Meaning and name origin
Stacy \s-ta-cy\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 information, see also the related girl name Eustacia.
Stacy is a very popular first name for females (#180 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1619 out of 88799, Top 2%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Stacy for girls. Stacy reached its highest rank of #38 in the U.S. in 1970-1979. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Stacy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Anastasia (#240), Stacy, Stasia, Stacie, Stacia, Stacey and Staci. (2014 statistics).