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Tracy (also spelled Tracey or Traci), originally place name of Normandy : *Thraciacum, male's name Thracius + Celtic suffix -ako (property), could refer to:



United States




See also Treacy

First name

Gender Unisex
Related names Tracey, Traci
Popularity Popular names page

Middle name

Fictional characters


  • "Tracy Jacks", by English group Blur from their 1994 album Parklife
  • Tracy (song), by Scottish group Mogwai from their 1997 debut, Mogwai Young Team
  • Tracy (song), by The Cuff Links on their first album Tracy in 1970
  • Tracy (song), by DJ Ironik

Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

Tracy is in California's San Joaquin Valley, 20 miles south of Stockton, 65 miles from both Sacramento and San Francisco, and 325 miles from the state's largest city Los Angeles.

  • Microtel Inn & Suites Tracy, 861 West Clover Road, Tel: (209) 229-1201, FAX: (209) 229-1202, [1].
  • Best Western Luxury Inn, 811 Clover Road, +1 209 832-0271, Toll-free: +1 877 468-7229, Fax: +1 209 832-0388, [2].
  • Fairfield Inn Tracy, 2410 Naglee Road, +1 209 833-0135, Fax: +1 209 833-0135, [3].
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 3751 N. Tracy Boulevard, +1 209 830-8500, [4].
  • Motel 6, 3810 North Tracy Boulevard, +1 209 836-4900, Fax: +1 209 833-1949, [5].
Routes through Tracy
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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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Alternative spellings


A Norman baronial surname from places in France, derived from a Gallo-Roman given name Thracius, referring to Thrace. As a female given name it is also a diminutive of Theresa.

Proper noun




  1. A surname.
  2. A male given name, occasional transferred use of the surname since the nineteenth century.
  3. A female given name popular in the 1960s and 1970s.


  • 1921 P.G.Wodehouse: Indiscretions of Archie. page 162:
    "What's the first name?" - - -
    "I have a horrible feeling that it's Lancelot!"
    "Good God!" said Archie.
    "It couldn't really be that, could it?"
    Archie looked grave. He hated to to give pain, but he felt he must be honest.
    "It might," he said. "People give their children all sorts of rummy names. My second name's Tracy. And I have a pal in England who was christened Cuthbert De la Hay Horace. Fortunately everyone calls him Stinker."
  • 1985 Ed McBain: Snow White and Rose Red: page 130:
    "That's her real name, you know. I mean, a lot of girls working the topless joints, they take exotic, sexy names...well, Tiffany Carter, for example...but that was the name Tracy was born with."

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