What does Vance mean?
Vance [vance] as a boys' name is pronounced vance. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Vance is "marshland". Author Vance Packard; diplomat Cyrus Vance.
Associated with: old english.
(male) Vace, Varce, ..
(female) Vanca, Vanne, ..
How popular is Vance?
Vance is a very popular first name for men (#576 out of 1220, Top 47%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#686 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Vance for boys. Vance reached its highest position of #396 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #759 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Vance is alike in pronunciation to Vince. Other recommended names are Cace, Canice, Cayce, Chance, Dace, Ince, Jace▲, Jaice, Jayce▲, Lance▼, Launce, Mace, Pace, Paice, Payce, Ponce, Raice, Rance, Rayce, Vaile, Vale, Van, Vander, Vane, Vanek, Vanko, Vann, Vanya and Yance. These names tend to be less commonly used than Vance.See names in meaning and etymology.