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Meaning and name origin

Nancy \n(a)-ncy, nan-cy\ as a girl's name is pronounced NAN-cee. Variant of Ann (Hebrew) "grace". Originally a nickname first used as a given name in the 18th century. First Lady Nancy Reagan; skater Nancy Kerrigan; writer Nancy Mitford.

Nancy has 16 variant forms: Nainsey, Nainsi, Nance, Nancee, Nancey, Nanci, Nancie, Nancsi, Nanice, Nann, Nanncey, Nanncy, Nannie, Nanny, Nansee and Nansey.

For more information, see also the related girl name Nan.

Suggested similar baby names are Fancy and Yancy.


Nancy is a very popular first name for females (#12 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#33182 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Nancy name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Nancy with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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