… is both a Family Name and Given Name of British and Irish origin

As a given name:

  • it’s a nickname for Teresa /Theresa /Therese (a French name)12
  • it’s from the Gaulish male’s name Draccios, or Latin Thracius (“of Thrace, Thracian”)3

Originally, it started out as a male name in the US, then slowly became a mostly female name. It’s now used for both genders, but is mostly popular with girls.

As an Irish surname, Wikipedia has this:

The name is taken from the Irish word “treasach” meaning “war-like” or “fighter”3

Alternate spellings are Tracee, Traci , Tracie , Tracy , Tracye, Traycee and Trayci.


of Thracia, Thracian (given name), warlike, fighter (Irish surname), summer, harvest (French)


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