Tracey

First Name
95k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
8k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tracey" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tracey as well as things modernly associated with the name Tracey such as celebrities named Tracey.

Origin and Meaning of Tracey

"Tracey" is a name of English origin, and it means "From Tracy, France". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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  1. A surname​, a spelling variant of Tracy.
  2. A female given name, a popular UK spelling variant of Tracy.
  3. A male given name

Notable Persons With the Name Tracey

Brandi Love is a famed somebody. Brandi was given the name Tracey Lynn Livermore on March 29th, 1973 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Tracey Ullman is a comedian. Tracey was given the name Trace Ullman on December 30th, 1959 in Slough, Buckinghamshire, England.

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Tracey Emin is an artist. She holds the title Tracey Emin's voice. Tracey was born Tracey Emin on July 3rd, 1963 in Croydon.

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Tracey Gold is an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1976 to present. Tracey was given the name Tracey Claire Fisher on May 16th, 1969 in New York City.

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Tracey Edmonds is a businesswoman, model, and television personality. Tracey was given the name Tracey Elaine McQuarn on February 18th, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Tracey Walter is an actor. He was most active from 1971 to 1971. Tracey was born on November 25th, 1947 in Jersey City, New Jersey, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tracey

Ian Tracey is an actor. He has been prominent since 1976. Ian was born on June 26th, 1964 in British Columbia, Canada.

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Sean Tracey is a personal injury lawyer and personal injury attorney.

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Doreen Tracey is an influential person. Doreen was born on April 13th, 1943 in London, England, UK.

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Michael Tracey is a noteworthy human.

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Stan Tracey was a jazz musician. Stan was given the name Stanley William Tracey on December 30th, 1926. He died on December 6th, 2013.

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Craig Tracey is a for North Warwickshire and Member of parliament. He was most active from 2015 to present. Craig was born on August 21st, 1974 in Durham, England.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1915 6 0 6
1916 5 0 5
1919 8 0 8
1920 5 0 5
1921 6 0 6
1923 12 5 7
1924 8 0 8
1927 6 0 6
1928 6 0 6
1933 5 0 5
1934 9 0 9
1935 5 0 5
1937 11 5 6
1938 12 6 6
1939 6 6 0
1940 6 0 6
1941 18 8 10
1942 29 19 10
1943 30 19 11
1944 24 16 8
1945 32 22 10
1946 37 22 15
1947 44 28 16
1948 70 58 12
1949 76 52 24
1950 103 86 17
1951 117 94 23
1952 148 129 19
1953 218 189 29
1954 364 330 34
1955 473 444 29
1956 583 516 67
1957 1,071 985 86
1958 1,068 977 91
1959 1,530 1,408 122
1960 2,147 1,959 188
1961 3,040 2,806 234
1962 3,945 3,640 305
1963 4,022 3,703 319
1964 4,082 3,740 342
1965 4,613 4,260 353 #85 girl name
1966 5,598 5,127 471 #69 girl name
1967 5,054 4,501 553 #78 girl name
1968 5,381 4,931 450 #72 girl name
1969 6,022 5,626 396 #65 girl name
1970 6,601 6,231 370 #55 girl name
1971 5,169 4,791 378 #74 girl name
1972 3,873 3,407 466 #88 girl name
1973 3,400 2,979 421
1974 3,060 2,760 300
1975 2,599 2,377 222
1976 2,093 1,941 152
1977 1,646 1,504 142
1978 1,557 1,450 107
1979 1,419 1,314 105
1980 1,313 1,255 58
1981 1,108 1,038 70
1982 943 897 46
1983 822 786 36
1984 905 839 66
1985 754 694 60
1986 826 754 72
1987 885 807 78
1988 780 704 76
1989 677 596 81
1990 585 496 89
1991 514 432 82
1992 451 384 67
1993 421 339 82
1994 299 227 72
1995 259 199 60
1996 261 197 64
1997 203 160 43
1998 163 117 46
1999 131 100 31
2000 136 111 25
2001 125 93 32
2002 127 94 33
2003 86 64 22
2004 106 78 28
2005 72 54 18
2006 72 50 22
2007 74 49 25
2008 66 41 25
2009 66 48 18
2010 51 34 17
2011 39 24 15
2012 42 31 11
2013 38 27 11
2014 47 39 8
2015 37 23 14

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Popularity of Tracey as a first name

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Popularity of Tracey as a last name

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Common last names for Tracey

  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Lewis
  • Harris
  • Taylor

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Tracey U.S.
  White 84.92% 64.26%
  African American 8.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.58% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.62% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Tracey

People with the last name Tracey are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Tracey

  • How Popular is the name Tracey? Tracey is the 654th most popular name of all time. As a last name Tracey was the 4,359th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Tracey have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 94,956 babies born with the first name Tracey in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tracey to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tracey? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tracey first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tracey is Friday, July 14th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Tracey born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tracey was in 1970 with a total of 6,231 babies. That's a lot of babies named Tracey!
  • Random Tracey Factoid: According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tracey ranks 70th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, 102 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1966.
  • Weird things about the name Tracey: Your name in reverse order is Yecart. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Taecyr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Tracey? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,152 people with the last name Tracey.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Tracey? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Tracey as their last name.

What Tracey's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Tracey mean?

Tis for teacher, you truly are.

Ris for romp, you know how to have fun!

Ais for attractive, inside and out

Cis for congenial, your pleasing way.

Eis for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

Yis for yearn, your innermost desires.

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.