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What does Rance mean?

Rance Pronunciation of Rance [rance] as a boys' name. Possibly an occupational name from an old Scottish term for a tool similar to a reamer.

Associated with: occupational, old, scottish.


Rance has 2 variants: Rancel and Rancell.

Creative forms:
(male) Ranced, Rannes, ..

(female) Ranca, Ranne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rance Eli (R.E.), ..

How popular is Rance?

Rance is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#22222 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rance reached its apex position of #1132 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rance name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cace, Canice, Cayce, Chance, Dace, Ince, Jace, Jaice, Jayce, Lance, Launce, Mace, Pace, Paice, Payce, Ponce, Rabee, Rae, Rafe, Rafee, Raice, Raine, Rand, Randel, Randey, Randi, Randie, Randl (see Randall), Randle, Randy, Rane, Range, Ranger, Ranier, Ravee, Rayce, Raye, Rayne, Reece, Rene, Renke, Renne, Rice, Roane, Roice, Royce, Rune, Ryne, Vance, Vince and Yance. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rance.