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What does Nancey mean?

Nancey Pronunciation of Nancey [nancey] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the name Nancey means "He (God) has favored me". Nancey is a variant form of Anne (Hebrew): the English transcription of Hannah. Nancey is also a variant of Nancy (Hebrew): transcription of Ann.


Nancey has 7 variants: Nainsey, Nancee, Nancie, Nanncey, Nanncy, Nansee and Nansey.

16 more related forms via Anne, Nancy: Hanny, Nan, Nana, Nance, Nanci, Nancsi, Nanete, Nanice, Nanine, Nann, Nanni, Nannie, Nanny, Nanon, Nanor and Nonie.

Creative forms:
(female) Naacey, Nacey, ..

(male) Nanco, Nandes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nancey Saylor (N.S.), ..

How popular is Nancey?

Nancey is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3695 out of 4276, Top 86%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Nancey (outside Top 2000) are Anne (#569 in recent rankings), Nancy (#820), Nannie, Nanny, Nonie, Nanci, Nan, Nana, Nancee and Nancie. These forms of Nancey were at the apex of their popularity 8 decades ago (adoption of 2.7%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.04%, down 99%), with versions such as Nan becoming somewhat dated. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anne, Nan, Nana, Nancee, Nanci in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nancie, Nancy, Nannie, Nanny, Nonie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nancy outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cacey, Caycey (see Casey), Dacey, Daney, Danney, Darcey, Fancey, Fancy, Fanney, Francey, Jacey, Jances, Janey, Janney, Kacey, Kascey, Kaycey, Lacey, Laicey, Laney, Macey, Maicey, Marcey, Nanney, Pansey, Tacey, Taney, Tansey, Tanzey, Yancee, Yancey and Yancy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nancey.

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