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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pacey

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pace +‎ -y

Notable Persons Named Pacey

Pacey Witter is a chef, restaurateur, video store clerk, graduate of capeside high, stockbroker, and security guard.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Pacey

Steven Pacey is an actor.


Dave Pacey is a soccer player for the Hitchin Town F.C., Luton Town F.C., and Kettering Town F.C. Dave was born on October 2nd, 1936 in Luton, England.


Desmond was born on May 1st, 1917 in Dunedin. He died on July 4th, 1975.


Dennis Pacey was a soccer player for the Woking F.C., Walton & Hersham F.C., Leyton Orient F.C., Millwall F.C., Aldershot F.C., Dartford F.C., and Yeovil Town F.C. Dennis was born on September 28th, 1928 in Feltham, Middlesex, England. He breathed his last breath on September 23rd, 2009.


Eric was born on May 3rd, 1978 in Toronto.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 18 7 11
1999 29 5 24
2000 41 7 34
2001 67 15 52
2002 38 5 33
2003 44 11 33
2004 51 11 40
2005 56 13 43
2006 41 10 31
2007 39 14 25
2008 37 12 25
2009 41 7 34
2010 44 12 32
2011 41 14 27
2012 39 14 25
2013 24 15 9
2014 36 20 16
2015 31 15 16
2016 41 21 20
2017 19 8 11

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Popularity of Pacey as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pacey U.S.
  White 94.11% 64.26%
  African American 1.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.02% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pacey

People with the last name Pacey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Pacey

  • How Popular is the name Pacey? Pacey is the 12,379th most popular name of all time. As a last name Pacey was the 43,811th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Pacey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 777 babies born with the first name Pacey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Pacey to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Pacey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • When was Pacey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Pacey is Tuesday, January 1st, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Pacey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Pacey was in 2001 with a total of 52 babies.
  • Random Pacey Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Pacey is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Pacey: Your name in reverse order is Yecap. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Peyca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pacey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 492 people with the last name Pacey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pacey? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Pacey as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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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