Vance: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Vance

Vance

Pronunciation: VANS (key)

Origin of the name Vance:

Transferred use of the surname meaning "son of Van." The name is of Dutch and English origin.

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Comments and insights on the name Vance: | Edit

Vance means "Dweller of Bog" or "One who lives near the Marshland" and it's of an English Origin.

A very unique name. I only know of one Vance in my town.

Personal experiences with the name Vance: | Edit

My cousin's husband's name is Vance very intelligent man and good looking. My husband and I want to name our son that and we thought Vance Robert would be nice if someone was looking for a good combo.

People will often call Vance, Vince or Lance by mistake, because they are more common names.

Nicknames for Vance: | Edit

Van, Vancer, Vancy

Meanings and history of the name Vance: | Edit
Famous real-life people named Vance: | Edit

Vance Gilbert, singer-songwriter
Vance DeGeneres, brother of Ellen DeGeneres and an actor, film producer, musician, and screenwriter

Vance in song, story & screen: | Edit

Vance Duke (played by Christopher Mayer), one of the Duke cousins on the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard."

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