Nancy meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Assamese, Gujarati, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, English, Dutch, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Bengali, Kannada, Oriya and Telugu
Meaning: God's Flavour, He (God) Was Gracious, Graceful, Grace, Mercy and Favor
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Outstanding and Ever lasting unisex name Nancy means "God's Flavour, He (God) Was Gracious, Graceful, Grace, Mercy or Favor" that came from Hebrew is used in Hindi, Kannada, Greenlandic, Assamese, Finnish, Oriya, Swedish, Norwegian, Bengali, Icelandic, Dutch, Danish, Marathi, Malayalam, Gujarati, Telugu, English and Tamil. Nancy is short of Anne. Anne is variant of popular, durable and biblical Ann. Also Anne is version of biblical, persistent and pleasing Anna. Anne is French and English form of Anna. Also Anne is Swedish cognate of Anders. Anne is also Norwegian equivalent of Arne. Prominent and Perennial Anne is originated from Hebrew, Anne means "Mercy and Grace". Nancy is English equivalent of Anna. It is celebrated on July 26th.

Variants of Nancy

Nainsi, Nanna, Anna, Nana, Nansina, Nancilee, Aenne, Anella, Anki, Hanna, Ans, Aemiliana, Anacarolina

Names that rhyme with Nancy

Popularity of Nancy

an extremely popular name in United States having over 1005247 recievers in 230 years of usage. Presently the name is rising, in 1950, the moniker grabbed the 6th spot and 32443 baby girls were given the name. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 10 baby names 22 times Also, Nancy was a popular name in England and Wales. Over 8222 babies have been named Nancy since 1996. When at its peak in 2018, 861 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 64th position. However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 100 baby names 5 times

In France, Nancy was once a common name since emerging in 1900 it has been given to over 9522 babies. At the peak of its usage in 1970,. However after 119 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Nancy is a unique baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1965 and was able to reach the top 200 names. Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 189 on girl names chart when 27 babies were named Nancy. Over 334 babies in Ireland have been named Nancy.

Nancy is an uncommon baby name in Belgium where it has been in use since 1995 and peaked in 1995 when it ranked 374th. There are over 146 babies that have been given the name Nancy in Belgium. However things change on global perspective, Nancy is extremely popular in Mexico where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in, Egypt, Kenya, Colombia, Canada and Argentina. Also the baby name is popular in Philippines, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Nigeria, Cuba, Chile, Ghana, Uganda, Brazil, Bolivia, Papua New Guinea, England, Paraguay, Sierra Leone, Puerto Rico, Sudan, DR Congo, Mozambique, Guatemala, South Africa, Netherlands, Malawi, Dominican Republic, Liberia, Congo, India, Tanzania, Honduras, Madagascar, Germany, Haiti, Zimbabwe, Uruguay, Zambia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Rwanda, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Gabon, Jordan, Lebanon, Australia and China. According to our evaluation, over 3680000 babies have been named Nancy globally.

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Nancy in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Nancy

Focus on what's important to you rather than focusing on making other people content. You can't imagine yourself tied to one person for the rest of your life. You are the mover and shaker of the world. You are a tidy person and dress normally. Your motto is: be the change you want to see in the world and make a difference while you are alive. You are the most self-motivated person you know. You like your freedom and independence.

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  •  Guss - Preeminent and Classy boy name Guss is of Celtic, Latin and Latin origin, meaning of Guss is "Talk, Chat" is used particulary in Dutch, Swedish and Old Norse. Trendy Guss ranked at 422 position in 1885 on baby boy chart in United States
  •  Katrine - Customary Katrine is originated from Old Greek is mainly used in Greenlandic and Scandinavian is a girl name, Katrine means "Holy or Pure"
  •  Dorothe - Atypical Dorothe is used primarily in Swedish, Finnish and Dutch aimed at baby girls and originated from Old Greek, Dorothe means "Gift of God"
  •  Pieter - Well-Liked Old Greek Pieter means "The Stone or The Rock" and is given to baby boys is commonly used in Norwegian, Danish and Dutch
  •  Talena - Curious girl name Talena is used largely in Frisian and Swedish that of English-American origin, meaning of Talena is "Of Noble Figure"
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Namesakes of Nancy

    Nancy Bauer, Canadian writer and editor who writes for a number of Canadian maritime magazines about people
  • Nancy Kress, American science fiction writer
  • Nancy Meek Pocock, 1987 recipient of the Pearson Medal of Peace for her work
  • Nancy Stark Smith, An alumna of Oberlin College
  • Nancy Cunard, writer, heiress and political activist
  • Nancy Pearl, American librarian, best-selling author
  • Nancy Hopkins, aviator
  • Nancy Millis, Australian microbiologist
  • Nancy Roos, {{citation
  • Nancy Ammerman, American professor of sociology of religion at Boston University School of Theology
  • Nancy Randall, Brazilian-American beauty queen
  • Nancy Kemp-Arendt, politician and former athlete from Luxembourg
  • Nancy Álvarez, Argentine triathlete
  • Nancy Chodorow, feminist sociologist and psychoanalyst
  • Nancy St. Alban, Nancy St
  • Nancy Allen, prominent harpist from the United States
  • Nancy Spender, British painter
  • Nancy Wilkinson, winner of the first BBC TV Mastermind quiz series
  • Nancy Wilson, American cleric
  • Nancy Scott, influential American theater/movie critic
  • Nancy White, Canadian singer-songwriter
  • Nancy Hanks, undefeated Standardbred trotting mare named for Abraham Lincolns mother
  • Nancy Banks-Smith, British television and radio critic
  • Nancy Hanks, second chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts
  • Nancy Gustafson, American opera singer
  • Nancy Cook, American suffragist, educator, political organizer
  • Nancy Larraine Hoffmann, former Republican State Senator
  • Nancy Pearcey, American evangelical author on the Christian worldview
  • Nancy Keesing, Jewish Australian poet, writer
  • Nancy Crick, Australian woman
  • Nancy Weber, American writer
  • Nancy Austin, American writer and business consultant
  • Nancy Thompson, former Nebraska state senator from Papillion
  • Nancy Yuen, Hong Kong-born Singaporean singer
  • Nancy Naeve, news co-anchor of KSFY News weekday mornings on KSFY-TV
  • Nancy Hart Douglas, scout, guide
  • Nancy Yasecko, media artist and educator
  • Nancy Harris, Irish playwright and screenwriter
  • Nancy R. Howell, American educator
  • Nancy Collisson, U.S. author of the Mr
  • Nancy J. Currie-Gregg, engineer
  • Nancy Hartsock, feminist philosopher
  • Nancy Cartwright, philosopher of science and is professor of philosophy at the University of California at San Diego and the University of Durham
  • Nancy Fraser, American critical theorist, feminist
  • Nancy Lynch, mathematician, a theorist
  • Nancy Davis Griffeth, American computer scientist notable for approaches to the feature interaction problem
  • Nancy Roman, American astronomer and one of the first female executives at NASA
  • Nancy Kanwisher, professor
  • Nancy Coover Andreasen, American neuroscientist and neuropsychiatrist
  • Nancy Dorian, American linguist
  • Nancy Reagan, American film actress and the wife of Ronald Reagan
  • Nancy Sinatra, American singer and actress
  • Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor, first female Member of Parliament to take her seat
  • Nancy Huston, Canadian-born novelist and essayist
  • Nancy A. Collins, United States horror fiction writer best
  • Nancy Cartwright, American actress and voice actress
  • Nancy Mitford, English novelist, biographer and journalist
  • Nancy Pelosi, American politician serving as the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives since 2011
  • Nancy Carroll, American actress
  • Nancy Kelly, American actress

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Nancy can be characterised as a Hardworking, sweet, helpful and kind girl. One who understands other's feelings. A notable character of the people with name Nancy is that they always stand for the right and live a life by the principles. - Nancy
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