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Macy (boy)

What does Macy mean?

Macy Pronunciation of Macy [ma-cy] as a boys' name (also used more commonly as girls' name Macy) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Macy is "weapon". Also possibly place name: "Matthew's estate" or (Gaelic) "long, low hill", or derived from Mace. Department store founder R.H. Macy; actor William Macy.

Associated with: weapon (warrior), estate (home), gaelic, low (little), hill (mountain).


Macy has 1 variant: Macey.

1 more different relation via Mace: Maceo.

Creative forms:
(male) Mancy, Micy, ..

(female) Mais, Maise, ..

Middle name pairings:
Macy Ethen (M.E.), ..

How popular is Macy?

Macy is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#6066 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Macy entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #1697 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Macy are Mace and Maceo. Adoption of these relations of Macy was well-received among parents 115 years ago (average #1413).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Macy, Mace, Maceo in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Macy is pronounced similarly to Massey. Other recommended names are Dacy, Daicy, Darcy, Jacy, Kacy, Lacy, Mabry, Mac, Maccoy, Mack, Mackey, Macon, Maddy, Mads, Maik, Maks, Man, Manly, Mann, Manny, Mano, Mar, Mar-, Marc, March, Marco, Mark, Marly, Maro, Marq, Marr, Mars, Mart, Marty, Marx, Mat, Mata, Mats, Matt, Matty, Matz, Maury, Max, Maxey, Maxx, Maxy, Mayo, Mays, Mc-, Mccoy, Mick, Micky, Miky, Stacy, Tracy and Yancy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Macy.

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