Lance Name Meaning & Origin

Lance

Pronunciation: LANS (key)

Origin of the name Lance:

An Old French form of the Old High German Lanzo, a name derived from lant (land). The use of the name is advanced from the homonymous lance (a light spear, a lance).

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Lancelot,Launce,Ell (L in Lance)

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Lance Armstrong, American cyclist.
Lance Allworth, Retired American football wide receiver.
Lance Berkman, American MLB baseball first baseman and outfielder with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Lance Bass, American pop musician ('N Sync)
Lance Henriksen, American actor
Lance Moore, American football wide receiver for the New Orleans Saints.
Lance Johnstone, Retired American football defensive end.

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Dr Lance Sweets. character on the hit TV show "Bones".
Lance Charles McClain. Blue paladin of Voltron: Legendary Defender

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