Given Name MACY

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MAY-see  [details]

Meaning & History

From an English surname which was from various towns named Massy in France. The towns themselves were originally named from a Gallo-Roman personal name that was Latinized as Maccius. This is the name of a chain of American department stores founded by Rowland Hussey Macy (1822-1877).
VARIANTS: Macey, Maci, Macie


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Entry updated November 18, 2011