Vance - Meaning of Vance

What does Vance mean?

[ 1 syll. van-ce, va-nce ] The baby boy name Vance is pronounced as VaeNS- †. Vance is used predominantly in the English language and its origin is Old English. The name means fen dweller. It is from the word 'fenn' meaning fen. The first name is derived from the Old English surname, which is from a place name associated with 'fen'.

The names Vans and Vanse are variations of Vance.

Van (short form in English) is another variant of Vance.

See also the related categories, english and dweller.

Vance is a classic favorite. Today it is still somewhat popular as a baby boy name, but not to the degree it was in the past. Its usage peaked modestly in 1969 with 0.030% of baby boys being given the name Vance. It had a ranking of #328 then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and in recent years it is of irregular use. In 2018, its usage was only 0.011% and its ranking #948. Among the family of boy names directly linked to Vance, Van was the most commonly used. In 2018, it was 21% more popular than Vance.

Baby names that sound like Vance include Vannesse, Vanse, Vannes, Vans, Vincck, Vince, Ving, Vinse, Van Eych, Van Ness, Vaneg, Vanek, Vanig, Vanka, Vanko, Vannese, Vanness, Vanyg, Venci, and Vencie.

† Pronunciation for Vance: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"

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