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What does Tacy mean?

Tacy Pronunciation of Tacy [tacy] as a girls' name is pronounced TAY-cee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Tacy is "silence". May also be intended as a short form of Anastacia. Initially used as a given name by the Society of Friends, the Quakers.


Tacy has 6 variants: Tace, Tacey, Tacia, Tacie, Tacitha and Tacye.

Related girl name: Stacy.

Creative forms:
(female) Deacy, Talcy, ..

(male) Tamy, Taty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tacy Yazmin (T.Y.), ..

How popular is Tacy?

Tacy is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#28005 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Tacy reached its apex position of #1562 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tacy name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tacy outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Anastacia and Stacy (#1208 via latest list) are the prominent alternative forms of Tacy rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Tacy was more pronounced in the 1970s (median #1346) and has become significantly lower since (#1736, down 98%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tacy, Anastacia, Stacy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tacy and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tacy is alike in pronunciation to Taisa, Tasa, Tasiya, Tassa, Tasya, Tazia, Tesa, Tessy, Teza and Tisa. Other suggested similar names are Cacy, Cascy, Dacy, Daicy, Darcy, Fancy, Jacy, Kacy, Lacy, Lucy, Macy, Maicy, Marcy, Nancy, Ta-, Tabby, Tada, Taffy, Tais, Tait, Taja, Taji, Tal, Tali, Tally, Talya, Tam, Tama, Tami, Tammy, Tana, Tandy, Taney, Tani, Tansy, Tanya, Tara, Taryn, Tash, Tate, Tati, Tava, Tavy, Tawny, Taya, Tiny, Toby, Tony, Tory, Trace, Tracey, Traci, Tracy, Treacy and Yancy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tacy.