Clancy - Meaning of Clancy
[ 2 syll. clan-cy, cl-a-ncy ] The baby boy name Clancy is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as KLAENSiy- †. Clancy is largely used in the English and Irish languages, and its origin is Celtic and English. From Celtic roots, its meaning is son of Flannchadh, son of the red warrior. The first name is derived from the Irish surname Mac Fhlannchaidh, meaning 'son of Flannchadh'; the Gaelic Flannchadh means 'red warrior'. The name was first adopted by English speakers in the 19th century.
In addition, Clancy is an English pet form of the name Clarence (English and German).
See also the related form, Flannchad (Irish).
Clancy is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Clancy include Clancea, Clancee, Clancey, Clanci, Clancie, Clansea, Clansee, Clansi, Clansie, Clansy, Clansey, Clemens, Clímaco, Collens, Collins, Klema, Klemens, Klemenz, Klimek, and Klimka.
† Pronunciation for Clancy: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"