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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Nicknames for Lance

Lancelot
Launce
Ell (L in Lance)
Lance-y pants-y
Loverboy Lance
Sharpshooter
Tailor
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Famous real-life people named Lance

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.
Lance Stewart, American YouTuber
Lance Lim, South Korean-American actor

Lance in song, story & screen

Lance, a character from the American animated series "Sym-Bionic Titan".
Dr Lance Sweets. character on the hit TV show "Bones".
Lance Charles McClain. Blue paladin of Voltron: Legendary Defender
Lance Alvers, aka Avalanche, on "X-Men:Evolution"

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