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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Searcy

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serene, your calm time.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

A is for authentic, be real

R is for relax, you know how!

C is for complete, nothing further needed here.

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

Notable Persons With the Last Name Searcy

Nick Searcy is an actor. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Nick was born on March 7th, 1959 in Cullowhee, North Carolina.


Leon Searcy is a football player. Leon was born on December 21st, 1969 in Washington, D.C.


Da'Norris Searcy is an athlete for the Tennessee Titans. His ongoing career started in 2011. Da'Norris was born on November 16th, 1988 in Decatur, Georgia.


Peter Searcy is a rock music and punk rock musician. He plays Guitar, Cello, and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1984.


Nelson Searcy is a pastor and author. Nelson was born on October 3rd, 1971.


Devin Searcy is a basketball player for the s.Oliver Baskets, Toyama Grouses, B.C. Zenit Saint Petersburg, Eisbären Bremerhaven, and Rouen Métropole Basket in the Basketball Bundesliga. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Devin was born on August 25th, 1989 in Romulus, Michigan.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Searcy as a last name

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Common last names for Searcy

  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Taylor

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Searcy U.S.
  White 64.21% 64.26%
  African American 29.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.38% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.26% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.86% 16.26%

Of Last Name Searcy

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

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Fun Facts about the name Searcy

  • How Popular is the name Searcy? Searcy is the 24,898th most popular name of all time. As a last name Searcy was the 3,490th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Searcy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 232 babies born with the first name Searcy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Searcy to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Searcy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Searcy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Searcy is Wednesday, September 8th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Searcy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Searcy was in 1916 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Random Searcy Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Searcy is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Searcy: Your name in reverse order is Ycraes. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yecsar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Searcy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,243 people with the last name Searcy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Searcy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Searcy as their last name.

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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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