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Macy

First Name
29k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
5k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Macy mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Macy

"Macy" is a name of English origin, and it means "From Massy in France". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Norman baronial surname from places named Massy in France, derived from a Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius.

  1. A surname​.
  2. A female given name, transferred from the surname, also associated with a New York department store.

Notable Persons Named Macy

Macy Gray is a contemporary r&b, soul music, and pop music musician. She has been prominent since 1988. Macy was given the name Natalie Renee McIntyre on September 6th, 1967 in Canton, Ohio.

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Macy Chan is an actor, singing, and presenter. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Macy was born on February 22nd, 1981 in Hong Kong.

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Macy was born on January 25th, 1921 in Molalla, Oregon. Macy is also known as Macy Elaine Elkins.

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Macy was born on December 20th, 1929. He left this life on November 9th, 2007.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Macy

William H. Macy is an actor, theater director, writer, and teacher. He has been prominent since 1978. William was given the name William Hall Macy, Jr. on March 13th, 1950 in Miami, Florida, U.S. William is also known as W.H. Macy.

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Bill Macy is an actor. His career lasted from 1955 to 2010. Bill was given the name Wolf Martin Garber on May 18th, 1922 in Revere, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Sr. was born on August 30th, 1822 in Nantucket. He left this life on March 29th, 1877.

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Robin Macy White is a musician, songwriter, record producer, teacher, and gardener. She plays Guitar. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1987 to 2003. Robin was given the name Robin Lynn Macy on November 1st, 1958. Robin is also known as Robin Macy and Robin Bennett.

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Joanna Rogers Macy is a writer. Joanna was born on May 2nd, 1929.

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Kyle Macy is a basketball player for the Dietor Bologna, Phoenix Suns, Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, and Pallacanestro Treviso. He was most active from 1980 to 1990. Kyle was born on April 9th, 1957 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1885 7 7 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 7 7 0
1890 7 7 0
1891 10 10 0
1893 14 14 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 13 8 5
1896 6 6 0
1897 12 12 0
1898 16 16 0
1899 10 10 0
1900 15 15 0
1901 13 13 0
1902 9 9 0
1903 5 5 0
1904 11 11 0
1905 22 17 5
1906 17 17 0
1907 11 6 5
1908 19 14 5
1909 19 19 0
1910 18 18 0
1911 24 19 5
1912 13 13 0
1913 23 13 10
1914 22 17 5
1915 23 23 0
1916 36 27 9
1917 35 28 7
1918 33 26 7
1919 37 31 6
1920 38 33 5
1921 46 35 11
1922 40 29 11
1923 33 25 8
1924 29 19 10
1925 24 24 0
1926 38 25 13
1927 37 30 7
1928 32 27 5
1929 17 17 0
1930 30 23 7
1931 27 21 6
1932 24 19 5
1933 15 15 0
1934 23 23 0
1935 15 15 0
1936 15 15 0
1937 27 16 11
1938 20 14 6
1939 22 16 6
1940 21 14 7
1941 20 12 8
1942 14 14 0
1943 24 19 5
1944 16 11 5
1945 6 0 6
1946 19 19 0
1947 22 17 5
1948 18 11 7
1949 12 7 5
1950 19 13 6
1951 15 15 0
1952 16 10 6
1953 11 11 0
1954 24 18 6
1955 16 11 5
1956 24 19 5
1957 22 13 9
1958 13 7 6
1959 13 13 0
1960 17 10 7
1961 19 12 7
1962 6 6 0
1963 14 14 0
1964 12 12 0
1965 11 11 0
1966 19 9 10
1967 14 14 0
1968 19 12 7
1969 39 30 9
1970 24 14 10
1971 31 17 14
1972 41 31 10
1973 14 14 0
1974 36 27 9
1975 16 16 0
1976 29 29 0
1977 42 35 7
1978 48 43 5
1979 34 34 0
1980 47 37 10
1981 52 44 8
1982 51 40 11
1983 35 29 6
1984 51 45 6
1985 39 34 5
1986 56 49 7
1987 85 76 9
1988 82 75 7
1989 160 153 7
1990 359 351 8
1991 544 535 9
1992 591 581 10
1993 630 624 6
1994 674 667 7
1995 777 770 7
1996 743 738 5
1997 788 780 8
1998 872 872 0
1999 988 983 5
2000 1,379 1,374 5
2001 1,314 1,314 0
2002 1,451 1,446 5
2003 1,494 1,483 11
2004 1,429 1,415 14
2005 1,368 1,368 0
2006 1,213 1,213 0
2007 1,232 1,224 8
2008 1,214 1,214 0
2009 1,162 1,157 5
2010 1,113 1,113 0
2011 1,063 1,063 0
2012 934 934 0
2013 873 873 0
2014 892 892 0
2015 772 772 0
2016 628 628 0

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Popularity of Macy as a first name

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Popularity of Macy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Macy U.S.
  White 92.47% 64.26%
  African American 0.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.04% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.73% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Macy

People with the last name Macy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Macy

  • How Popular is the name Macy? Macy is the 1,388th most popular name of all time. As a last name Macy was the 6,521st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Macy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,056 babies born with the first name Macy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Macy to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Macy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Macy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Macy is Monday, March 2nd, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Macy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Macy was in 2003 with a total of 1,483 babies. That's a lot of babies named Macy!
  • Random Macy Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Macy ranks 74th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 27 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Macy: Your name in reverse order is Ycam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Myca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Macy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,203 people with the last name Macy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Macy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Macy as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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