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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lacey

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  1. A Norman habitational surname​ from a place Lassy in Calvados.
  2. A male given name, transferred from the surname, mostly in the nineteenth century.
  3. A female given name of modern usage.

Notable Persons Named Lacey

Lacey Chabert is an actress, voice actress, and voice acting. She has been prominent since 1987. Lacey was given the name Lacey Nicole Chabert on September 30th, 1982 in Purvis, Mississippi.

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Lacey Sturm is an alternative metal, post-grunge, and hard rock musician. She has been prominent since 2000. Lacey was given the name Lacey Nicole Mosley on September 4th, 1981 in Homestead, Florida, United States.

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Lacey was given the name Lacey Shameela Banghard on May 1st, 1992 in Bedford, England, UK. Lacey is also known as Banghard and Lacey Shameela.

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Lacey was born on July 17th, 1986 in Dallas. Lacey is also known as Adkisson and Lacey.

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Lacey Turner is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2004. Lacey was given the name Lacey Amelia Turner on March 28th, 1988 in London Borough of Barnet.

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Lacey Schwimmer is a dancer and singer. Lacey was given the name Lacey Mae Schwimmer by her parent Buddy Schwimmer on June 28th, 1988 in Redlands, California, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lacey

Jesse Lacey is an alternative rock, indie rock, post-hardcore, acoustic music, and pop punk musician, singer-songwriter, and producer. He plays Guitar, Piano, Bass guitar, Trombone, Fender Jazzmaster, and Vocals. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to 1999. Jesse was given the name Jesse Thomas Lacey on July 10th, 1978.

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Ronald Lacey was an actor. His career lasted from 1960 to 1991. Ronald was given the name Ronald William Lacey on September 28th, 1935 in London Borough of Harrow. He left this life on May 15th, 1991.

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Lacey is a wrestler. Lacey was born on April 27th, 1983 in Minneapolis.

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Tanya Lacey is a rhythm, blues, soul music, grime music, dancehall, reggae, and hip hop music musician. She plays Piano and Vocals. She was most active from 2005 to 2005. Tanya was born on March 2nd, 1986 in Bristol.

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Rebecca was given the name Rebecca Jane Lacey on April 20th, 1965 in Watford.

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Jackie Lacey is a Los Angeles District Attorney. Jackie was born on February 27th, 1957 in Los Angeles.

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How popular is the baby name Lacey in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 6 0 6
1888 5 5 0
1900 6 0 6
1901 5 0 5
1902 5 0 5
1903 6 6 0
1907 7 0 7
1911 9 0 9
1912 15 0 15
1913 10 0 10
1914 10 0 10
1915 21 8 13
1916 21 7 14
1917 23 8 15
1918 9 0 9
1919 20 0 20
1920 11 0 11
1921 30 7 23
1922 23 7 16
1923 20 0 20
1924 24 7 17
1925 23 8 15
1926 21 5 16
1927 17 0 17
1928 17 0 17
1929 19 0 19
1930 16 5 11
1931 5 0 5
1932 6 0 6
1933 27 6 21
1934 17 0 17
1935 23 0 23
1936 22 5 17
1937 9 0 9
1938 12 0 12
1939 21 6 15
1940 21 6 15
1941 27 5 22
1942 19 7 12
1943 19 6 13
1944 20 10 10
1945 18 7 11
1946 15 6 9
1947 26 13 13
1948 26 8 18
1949 39 12 27
1950 29 7 22
1951 16 6 10
1952 37 10 27
1953 36 16 20
1954 36 19 17
1955 32 16 16
1956 30 12 18
1957 35 23 12
1958 34 18 16
1959 31 18 13
1960 35 19 16
1961 45 28 17
1962 72 55 17
1963 50 34 16
1964 38 25 13
1965 42 32 10
1966 39 27 12
1967 54 31 23
1968 72 55 17
1969 80 65 15
1970 109 89 20
1971 82 70 12
1972 93 69 24
1973 105 94 11
1974 97 83 14
1975 311 294 17
1976 261 242 19
1977 314 304 10
1978 805 788 17
1979 800 789 11
1980 915 897 18
1981 1,393 1,369 24
1982 2,405 2,382 23
1983 2,407 2,383 24
1984 2,420 2,399 21
1985 2,378 2,358 20
1986 2,280 2,266 14
1987 2,419 2,399 20
1988 2,263 2,243 20
1989 2,095 2,076 19
1990 2,062 2,047 15
1991 2,088 2,071 17
1992 1,774 1,754 20
1993 1,530 1,522 8
1994 1,410 1,398 12
1995 1,216 1,209 7
1996 1,067 1,053 14
1997 995 988 7
1998 946 941 5
1999 875 867 8
2000 792 792 0
2001 699 694 5
2002 610 602 8
2003 820 812 8
2004 724 714 10
2005 696 696 0
2006 711 711 0
2007 843 838 5
2008 794 794 0
2009 746 739 7
2010 702 702 0
2011 707 707 0
2012 621 621 0
2013 661 655 6
2014 651 651 0
2015 672 672 0
2016 636 636 0
2017 500 500 0

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Popularity of Lacey as a first name

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Popularity of Lacey as a last name

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Common last names for Lacey

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Moore
  • Wilson
  • Edwards
  • Davis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lacey U.S.
  White 71.65% 64.26%
  African American 22.53% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.55% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.19% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lacey

People with the last name Lacey are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Lacey

  • How Popular is the name Lacey? Lacey is the 978th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lacey was the 1,930th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lacey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52,114 babies born with the first name Lacey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lacey to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lacey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lacey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lacey is Friday, July 7th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Lacey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lacey was in 1984 with a total of 2,399 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lacey!
  • Random Lacey Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lacey ranks 82nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 79 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Lacey: Your name in reverse order is Yecal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yalce. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lacey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 18,691 people with the last name Lacey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lacey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 6 of them will have Lacey as their last name.

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