Macy

Macy - A very unique female name



  Jul 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Macy, meaning hill, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #905. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Macy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Macy? 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 Macy. The baby girl name Macy was given to 906 baby girls in 2012, ranking #332 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,560 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Macy peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2003 on position 220.



Famous with this name

William H. Macy
Macy Gray
Macy West


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Macy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Macy is currently topping the baby name charts in North Dakota at position #94 - and is the least popular in Maryland at position #981.

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 Macy is where you live.


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Macy origin and meaning

Macy is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means hill. To see famous people named Macy, pop culture references for the name Macy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Macy

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

Monica / Maggie / Monique / Macie / Maci / Micah / Macey / Monika / Missy / Mazie /

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
2012332
2011293
2010292
2009282
2008279
2007282
2006276
2005242
2004233
2003220
2002221
2001242
2000233
1999309
1998333
1997356
1996365
1995340
1994380
1993399
1992442
1991459
1990653
19891270
19881727
19871611
19862203
19853659
19842040
19822609
19813471
19803465
19793353
19782812
19692438
19391703
19351712
19341411
19321333
19311364
19291862
19281670
19271294
19261300
19222002
19211548
19201930
19191385
19181528
19171343
19161778
19151515
1911834
1910905

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
North Dakota94
Nebraska139
South Dakota148
Arkansas151
Iowa157
Idaho172
Mississippi187
Wisconsin187
Oklahoma193
Montana194
Indiana195
Louisiana198
Kentucky200
Kansas214
Tennessee218
Ohio219
Minnesota226
Alabama236
Michigan237
Washington238
North Carolina264
South Carolina277
Missouri303
Utah310
West Virginia326
Georgia334
Pennsylvania359
Oregon367
Texas376
Colorado395
Illinois398
Massachusetts447
Arizona479
Virginia537
Florida567
California663
New Jersey664
New York900
Maryland981

Even more about Macy


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 Macy 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 Macy?

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
2003
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Macy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,560
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +906

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