Vance Name Meaning & Origin

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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Nicknames for Vance

Van, Vancer, Vancy

Meanings and history of the name Vance

From an English surname which was derived from Old English fenn meaning "marsh, fen".

Famous real-life people named Vance

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

Vance in song, story & screen

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

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