Lacey

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

English name

1) Transferred use of the surname, originally a Norman baronial name meaning 'from Lassy, Calvados' [1]

The name of the town derives from the Gaulish name Lascius [2]

2) Seems to have been influenced by association with the vocabulary word 'lace', denoting an ornamental trimming (Old French laz = 'braid', from Latin laqueus = 'noose' [1] [3]

Related Names

Lacey
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Finish Swedish
Lacy
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Laicy
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Faroese

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
6 8 6 8 0 0
Denmark Denmark[5]
1
n.a.
1
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
2
n.a.
2 0 0
Norway Norway[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lacey.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Adrian Room: Brewer's Dictionary of Names (1992)
  3. Walter W. Skeat: The Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/