Given Name TRACY

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: TRAY-see   [details]

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.

Categories

male to female, top 10 in the US, trendy
DIMINUTIVE: Trace
FEMININE FORMS: Tracee, Tracey, Traci, Tracie
MASCULINE FORMS: Tracey, Trace
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Terese (Basque), Tereza (Bulgarian), Terezija, Tena (Croatian), Tereza, Terezie (Czech), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Terese (Danish), Theresia, Tess, Thera, Trees (Dutch), Teresa (Finnish), Thérèse (French), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Theresia (German), Terézia, Teca, Teréz (Hungarian), Toiréasa, Treasa (Irish), Teresa (Italian), Therasia (Late Roman), Trees (Limburgish), Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Terese (Norwegian), Teresa (Polish), Teresa, Teresinha (Portuguese), Tereza, Terezinha (Portuguese (Brazilian)), Tereza (Romanian), Terézia (Slovak), Terezija (Slovene), Teresa, Tere, Teresita (Spanish), Teresa, Teresia, Theresa, Therese, Theresia, Terese, Tessan (Swedish)
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