Lacey

Lacey - A very unique female name



  Aug 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lacey, meaning from Lassy, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1956 on position #2033. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lacey and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lacey? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Lacey. The baby girl name Lacey was given to 598 baby girls in 2012, ranking #480 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,363 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lacey peaked in popularity 35 years ago in 1984 on position 116.



Famous with this name

Lacey Chabert
Kate Lacey
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Lacey is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lacey is currently topping the baby name charts in New Hampshire at position #185 - and is the least popular in California at position #960.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Lacey is where you live.


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Lacey origin and meaning

Lacey is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means from Lassy. To see famous people named Lacey, pop culture references for the name Lacey and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lacey

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lacey, sorted by popularity.

Lisa / Lois / Louise / Lucy / Leigh / Lucia / Luz / Lizzie / Lacy / Lexi /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012480
2011443
2010435
2009433
2008407
2007387
2006441
2005430
2004414
2003368
2002464
2001416
2000365
1999343
1998319
1997288
1996271
1995232
1994207
1993191
1992173
1991145
1990148
1989143
1988129
1987119
1986122
1985124
1984116
1983127
1982126
1981194
1980277
1979301
1978291
1977567
1976660
1975563
19741501
19731191
19721518
19711602
19701500
19691747
19681936
19672542
19632454
19621742
19611800
19562033

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Hampshire185
Delaware189
Hawaii248
New Mexico261
West Virginia274
Missouri275
Kentucky303
Arkansas305
Louisiana311
Georgia317
Ohio318
Tennessee333
Arizona354
Michigan364
Wisconsin382
Maryland399
Pennsylvania400
North Carolina403
Virginia416
Nevada420
Iowa426
Oklahoma446
Massachusetts452
Utah454
Washington459
South Carolina497
Connecticut497
Oregon505
Alabama518
Mississippi529
Minnesota554
Colorado560
Florida584
Kansas595
Texas604
Indiana638
New Jersey707
Illinois790
New York898
California960

Even more about Lacey


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Lacey a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Lacey?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1984
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lacey
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,363
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1956
2012 births +598

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