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311k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tracy

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From Tracy in France
  • #225 All Time
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How popular is the name "Tracy" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 6 0 6
1882 9 0 9
1883 6 0 6
1884 18 7 11
1885 24 12 12
1886 19 5 14
1887 16 5 11
1888 18 8 10
1889 26 11 15
1890 26 10 16
1891 22 8 14
1892 22 7 15
1893 23 8 15
1894 21 9 12
1895 20 9 11
1896 25 14 11
1897 18 10 8
1898 23 14 9
1899 17 5 12
1900 19 6 13
1901 16 5 11
1902 14 8 6
1903 21 12 9
1904 7 0 7
1905 8 8 0
1906 24 8 16
1907 18 5 13
1908 35 15 20
1909 16 11 5
1910 21 6 15
1911 27 10 17
1912 43 9 34
1913 55 11 44
1914 55 12 43
1915 67 18 49
1916 98 26 72
1917 111 28 83
1918 93 18 75
1919 76 12 64
1920 80 21 59
1921 92 27 65
1922 90 19 71
1923 77 14 63
1924 76 13 63
1925 91 21 70
1926 91 13 78
1927 96 16 80
1928 75 18 57
1929 61 6 55
1930 81 20 61
1931 81 16 65
1932 91 11 80
1933 75 11 64
1934 118 17 101
1935 105 21 84
1936 103 9 94
1937 104 17 87
1938 119 19 100
1939 133 23 110
1940 160 31 129
1941 178 42 136
1942 214 72 142
1943 238 90 148
1944 211 73 138
1945 241 91 150
1946 253 96 157
1947 313 129 184
1948 316 117 199
1949 416 170 246
1950 403 178 225
1951 485 194 291
1952 621 289 332
1953 655 326 329
1954 1,054 612 442
1955 1,464 937 527
1956 2,159 1,388 771
1957 3,116 1,963 1,153
1958 3,357 2,108 1,249
1959 4,812 3,363 1,449
1960 8,357 5,771 2,586 #84 girl name
1961 10,168 6,985 3,183 #64 girl name
1962 11,644 8,306 3,338 #55 girl name
1963 11,998 9,072 2,926 #48 girl name
1964 13,002 10,164 2,838 #40 girl name
1965 14,102 11,173 2,929 #36 girl name
1966 15,879 12,502 3,377 #98 boy name
#31 girl name
1967 15,123 11,952 3,171 #98 boy name
#29 girl name
1968 15,401 12,747 2,654 #25 girl name
1969 17,271 15,102 2,169 #17 girl name
1970 20,241 18,467 1,774 #10 girl name
1971 16,401 14,325 2,076 #13 girl name
1972 13,975 11,437 2,538 #19 girl name
1973 11,952 9,910 2,042 #20 girl name
1974 10,784 9,291 1,493 #23 girl name
1975 9,560 8,508 1,052 #24 girl name
1976 7,609 6,824 785 #37 girl name
1977 6,440 5,757 683 #50 girl name
1978 6,155 5,629 526 #47 girl name
1979 5,839 5,389 450 #49 girl name
1980 5,428 4,969 459 #56 girl name
1981 4,273 3,868 405 #77 girl name
1982 3,640 3,281 359 #88 girl name
1983 3,484 3,158 326 #89 girl name
1984 3,342 3,049 293 #91 girl name
1985 3,001 2,653 348
1986 2,766 2,424 342
1987 2,307 1,990 317
1988 1,948 1,632 316
1989 1,835 1,465 370
1990 1,630 1,266 364
1991 1,351 994 357
1992 1,302 1,000 302
1993 1,033 737 296
1994 914 635 279
1995 830 557 273
1996 684 457 227
1997 608 375 233
1998 546 346 200
1999 503 314 189
2000 477 329 148
2001 438 297 141
2002 401 283 118
2003 448 303 145
2004 362 254 108
2005 309 222 87
2006 294 195 99
2007 323 221 102
2008 261 184 77
2009 229 158 71
2010 203 126 77
2011 177 106 71
2012 192 118 74
2013 181 121 60
2014 173 128 45

Want to know about the populiarty of Tracy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 311,482 babies born with the name Tracy in the United States. That's more than enough Tracies to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tracy" was in 1970 with a total of 18,467 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tracies)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tracy" ranks #57 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, 202 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 10,168 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Tracy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tracy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tracy" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tracy as well as things modernly associated with the name Tracy such as celebrities named Tracy.

English

Origin and Meaning of Tracy

The name "Tracy" is of English origin, and it means "From Tracy in France". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Tracy Chapman

Tracy Chapman is a singer-songwriter and musician specializing in folk, blues rock, pop, and soul music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Tracy was born in 1964.

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Ice-T

Ice-T is a musician, rapper, actor, and ceo specializing in hip hop, west coast hip hop, gangsta rap, and political rap music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1982 to present. Ice-T was born in 1958 as Tracy Lauren Marrow in Newark, New Jersey, US.

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Tracy McGrady

Tracy McGrady is a basketball biography. Tracy was born in 1979 in Bartow, Florida.

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Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins is a singer, music artist, actor (film and television) specializing in country, country rock, and blues rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1995 to present. Trace was born in 1962 as Tracy Darrell Adkins in Sarepta, Louisiana, United States.

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Tracy Pollan

Tracy Pollan is an actress. Tracy was born in 1960 in Long Island, New York, U.S.

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Tracy Lawrence

Tracy Lawrence is a singer-songwriter specializing in country music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1991 to present. Tracy was born in 1968 in Atlanta, Texas, US.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

R is for rational, the way you think.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ycart". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yartc". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Tracy born Jun 9, 1988

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Korea approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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