Nancy meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Nancy No. of characters: 5 Gender: Girl Origin of Nancy: Hebrew
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Nancy na-ncy What does my name mean? Meaning of Nancy: Sun Ray, Shining, Form of Eleanor, Variant of Helen, Brightness, Mercy, Torch, Moon Elope, Moon, God's Flavour, He (God) Was Gracio

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Nancy is originated as a diminutive form of Anne or Ann meaning "favour, grace". This is also the name of a city in the Lorraine region of France. A notable bearer of the name is Nancy Lieberman (born 1958), who was an American WNBA Hall of Fame basketball player, general manager, and coach. She is regarded as one of the greatest figures in American women's basketball and known for winning Olympic silver medal. Another famous bearer is Nancy Wilson who is a current Moderator of the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches. Nancy Blackett is also a character name in Swallows and Amazons series of books written by Arthur Ransome.

Nancy was ranked 851 in 2004 list of US boys name and dropped by 3.15% from its previous ranking of 825 in 2003. Nancy was ranked 634 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 3.93% from its previous ranking of 610 in 2014. First name derived from Anne. Comes from the Hebrew "hannah" means "graceful" If party July 26.. Intelligent, extremely intuitive,Nancyjudge people a first glance and rarely wrong. Passionate, dynamic, voluntary, refusing mediocrity,Nancyare somewhat authoritarian and possessive. Nancy do not lack the heart quality, devoting themselves lavishly. Their charm and kindness facilitate their success.

Full form of Nancy : Nonconforming Affectionate Nationalistic Comforting Young

Nancy is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 2009 and ranked 90 in 2014. Around 4883 people wear Nancy as their first name. Nancy is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Nancy is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1880 and ranked 634 (0.008582% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 1004288 people wear Nancy as their first name. Nancy is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1889 and ranked 634 (0.008582% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 1004288 people have Nancy as their first name. Nancy is not a native United States and Nancy may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.280934% of people in US have this given name.

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History of Nancy

Sainte Anne is none other than the mother of the Virgin Mary, ie the grandmother of Jesus. After twenty years without a child, an angel appeared to him to tell him she would have offspring and it was Mary. Legend has it taken refuge in Britain after the death of Jesus. She is the patroness of Brittany, women in childbirth, mothers and widows.

Expression number of Nancy is 3.

Nancy are lively, imaginative, enthusiastic and optimistic. Nancy are expressive and inspire others wherever they go. Nancy possess great verbal skills which make them good comedian, artist or writer.

Names that rhyme with Nancy Anayancy, Ancy, Brancy, Chancy, Chauncy, Clancy, Clemency, Constancy, Dancy, Delancy, Dequincy, Fancy, Francy, Jancy, Jaquincy, Jency, Jincy, Kency, Klancy, LancyFamous people named Nancy
Nancy Abraham in Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory as Producer
Nancy Hornback in A Meteorite for the Mantlepiece as Actress
Nancy Sun in Hector as Actress
Nancy De Los Santos in Gotta Kick It Up! as Writer
Nancy Shevell in as
Nancy Belle Fuller in The Hard Part Begins as Actress
Nancy Rodriguez in In Your Eyes as Actress
Nancy Yoon in The Accused Is Entitled as Actress
Nancy Joslin Kaleel in Mechanikalamity/Barrumpbarrump as Writer
Nancy Bach in Dogma as Actress
Nancy Lieberman Nancy Elizabeth Lieberman, is a former American basketball player.
Nancy Allen acted in movie RoboCop 2
Names like Nancy Nancy Namesakes Related Names: Nan, Nana, Nanaadwoa, Nanaakua, Nanaama, Nanako, Nanakwame, Nanalee, Nanami, Nanayaa, Nanayaw, Nance, Nancee, Nancey, Nanci, Nanciann, Nancianne, Nancie, Nancijane, Nancilee Posts having Nancy: Comments :Nancy is an American female first name, a variant of Anna. It is a common English female name. The name derives from Nancy Anna Hebrew name, which means "grace". It was originally used as a nickname for whom Anne (Ana in English) were called, but began to be used as independent of Anne own name, from the eighteenth century onwards. Also, it may have originated from the French city of the same name, which come from the Celtic nant, which means "swampy valley." It would rise as a pet name Ancy, in turn diminutive medieval of Annis (medieval form of Agnes), but by the eighteenth century was considered a diminutive of Anne. Currently however, is mostly regarded as an independent name. During the twentieth century it became very popular in the United States, and between 1935 and 1955 was among the 10 most used names in that country. The name is identical to that of the French city of Nancy, but has a etymology different. Variants: Croatian - Nensi, Irish - Nainsí Famous Personalities: Nancy Ajram, Lebanese singer Nancy Allen, American actress Nancy Astor, US policy naturalized British Nancy Brilli, Italian actress Nancy Cartwright, American actress and voice actress Nancy Coleman, American actress Nancy Cunard, writer, poet and British anarchist Nancy Cuomo, singer and record producer Italian Nancy Greene, alpine skier and coach of the Canadian Alpine Ski Nancy Huston, Canadian writer and essayist Nancy Kwan, Chinese actress naturalized US Nancy Marchand, American actress - Winona Aldridge Popularity of Nancy

Updated on: August 30th, 2019
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Other variants of Nancy :Quanna Agnes Hagne Ane Anne Anna Hanna Hannah Channah Oanez Annick Ana Agnès Aina Anaïs Agneza Hana Ines Janja Nensi Agnete Agnetha Agnethe Anika Anita Annette Annelien Anke Anneke Annet Annika Anouk Ans Antje Nes Neske Age Anu Aune Iines Anneli Anni Anniina Annikki Annukka Niina Inès Ninon Anina Annett Chanah Ágnes Ági Anett Anikó Annuska Panna Panni Aignéis Nainsí Agnese Annabella Annetta Agnija Agné Ona Anniken Agnieszka Jagienka Jagna Jagusia Anabela Inês Anca Agnessa Annag Nandag Agnesa Neža Anica Anabel Inés Agneta Nest Nesta  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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