Stacey

First Name
161k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Stacey

"Stacey" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Resurrection". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. An English surname​ derived from a medieval diminutive of Eustace.
  2. A male given name transferred back from the surname.
  3. A female given name popular in the 1970s, from the surname, sometimes also explained as a short form of Anastasia.

Notable Persons Named Stacey

Stacey Dash is an actor, fox news channel, actress, and fox news contributor. She was most prominent from 1982 to present. Stacey was given the name Stacey Lauretta Dash on January 20th, 1966 in The Bronx, New York, United States.

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Stacey Dooley is a media personality, television presenter, and journalist. She was most active from 2008 to present. Stacey was given the name Stacey Jaclyn Dooley on March 9th, 1987 in Luton, Bedfordshire, England.

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Stacey Solomon is a pop music and contemporary r&b musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Stacey was given the name Stacey Chanelle Charlene Solomon on October 4th, 1989 in Dagenham.

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Stacey Nelkin is an actress. Her career lasted from 1978 to 1978. Stacey was born on September 10th, 1959 in New York City, New York, United States.

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Stacey Slater is a soap character.

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Stacey was born on July 24th, 1967 in Clay, New York.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Stacey

Jeremy Stacey is a jazz, funk, and country music musician.

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Mark was born on September 23rd, 1964.

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Alan Stacey is a formula one racer.

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Paul Stacey is a rock music musician. He plays Guitar.

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Stacey Blades is a glam metal and hard rock musician. Stacey was given the name Brian Stacey on November 4th, 1968 in Calgary.

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Phil Stacey is a country music and contemporary christian music singing. His most notable accomplishments were from 2007 to present. Phil was given the name Joel Philip Stacey on January 21st, 1978.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1913 9 0 9
1914 7 0 7
1915 5 5 0
1916 8 0 8
1917 13 0 13
1918 19 9 10
1919 16 6 10
1920 14 6 8
1921 11 0 11
1922 14 7 7
1923 18 5 13
1924 10 0 10
1925 11 0 11
1926 10 0 10
1927 11 0 11
1928 12 6 6
1929 10 0 10
1930 15 0 15
1931 7 0 7
1932 6 0 6
1933 6 0 6
1934 18 5 13
1935 11 0 11
1936 11 0 11
1937 14 0 14
1938 11 0 11
1939 24 8 16
1940 21 11 10
1941 18 7 11
1942 20 9 11
1943 32 14 18
1944 31 19 12
1945 43 23 20
1946 51 27 24
1947 61 42 19
1948 100 68 32
1949 111 73 38
1950 142 87 55
1951 156 102 54
1952 190 130 60
1953 240 172 68
1954 403 331 72
1955 463 376 87
1956 579 486 93
1957 786 676 110
1958 1,158 1,041 117
1959 1,355 1,213 142
1960 1,477 1,228 249
1961 1,765 1,453 312
1962 2,585 2,184 401
1963 3,735 3,303 432
1964 3,738 3,359 379
1965 4,767 4,272 495 #84 girl name
1966 5,144 4,585 559 #76 girl name
1967 6,139 5,118 1,021 #69 girl name
1968 7,220 6,146 1,074 #55 girl name
1969 7,445 6,617 828 #52 girl name
1970 7,843 7,154 689 #48 girl name
1971 8,009 7,484 525 #41 girl name
1972 6,926 6,384 542 #41 girl name
1973 6,817 6,250 567 #41 girl name
1974 6,338 5,803 535 #48 girl name
1975 6,403 5,931 472 #44 girl name
1976 5,725 5,390 335 #51 girl name
1977 5,408 5,209 199 #56 girl name
1978 5,203 5,000 203 #53 girl name
1979 4,785 4,614 171 #60 girl name
1980 4,379 4,222 157 #74 girl name
1981 3,880 3,753 127 #83 girl name
1982 3,557 3,459 98 #85 girl name
1983 3,916 3,799 117 #76 girl name
1984 3,738 3,648 90 #79 girl name
1985 3,224 3,115 109 #89 girl name
1986 3,140 3,040 100 #94 girl name
1987 2,822 2,710 112
1988 2,488 2,369 119
1989 2,144 2,018 126
1990 1,874 1,736 138
1991 1,542 1,405 137
1992 1,318 1,197 121
1993 1,103 1,002 101
1994 914 819 95
1995 779 700 79
1996 653 583 70
1997 576 511 65
1998 497 439 58
1999 411 356 55
2000 396 350 46
2001 388 344 44
2002 353 314 39
2003 364 329 35
2004 335 296 39
2005 329 294 35
2006 291 267 24
2007 279 245 34
2008 263 242 21
2009 206 187 19
2010 187 159 28
2011 190 168 22
2012 212 184 28
2013 148 131 17
2014 124 104 20
2015 117 101 16
2016 137 119 18

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Popularity of Stacey as a first name

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Popularity of Stacey as a last name

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Common last names for Stacey

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Hill
  • Thomas
  • Russell

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Stacey U.S.
  White 88.96% 64.26%
  African American 4.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.49% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 16.26%

Of Last Name Stacey

People with the last name Stacey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Stacey

  • How Popular is the name Stacey? Stacey is the 440th most popular name of all time. As a last name Stacey was the 3,720th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Stacey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 161,027 babies born with the first name Stacey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Stacey to occupy the territory of Guam (USA) with an estimated population of 159,358 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Stacey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Stacey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stacey is Sunday, December 14th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Stacey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stacey was in 1971 with a total of 7,484 babies. That's a lot of babies named Stacey!
  • Random Stacey Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Stacey ranks 90th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, 50 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Stacey: Your name in reverse order is Yecats. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Atecys. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Stacey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,520 people with the last name Stacey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Stacey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Stacey 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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