What does Stacy mean?
Stacy /sta-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.
Affiliated girl name: Eustacia.more]
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. 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. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Stacy and corresponding names. Prominent varying forms of Stacy appearing in the Top 1000 are Anastasia (#240 in recent rankings), Stacey, Staci, Stacia, Stacie and Stasia. Other variants, like Stash, are seldom used. These relations of Stacy reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.5927%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.1086%, ▼81.7%), with the forms Stacey, Staci, Stacia, Stacie and Stacy becoming somewhat outmoded. Anastasia is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation, with this name going through a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)