TRACY
GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: TRAY-see   [key]
Meaning & History
From an English surname which was taken from a Norman French place name meaning "domain belonging to THRACIUS". Charles Dickens used it for a male character in his novel 'The Pickwick Papers' (1837). It was later popularized as a feminine name by the main character Tracy Lord in the movie 'The Philadelphia Story' (1940). This name is also sometimes used as a diminutive of THERESA.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Trace
MASCULINE FORM: Tracey
OTHER LANGUAGES: Tena (Croatian), Tess, Thera, Trees (Dutch), Teca, Teréz (Hungarian), Teresinha, Terezinha (Portuguese), Tere, Teresita (Spanish), Tessan (Swedish)
Popularity
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