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Yancey (boy)

What does Yancey mean?

Yancey Pronunciation of Yancey [yancey] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Yancey) is an alternate form of Yancy: possibly an Indian word for "Englishman".


2 relations via Yancy: Yance and Yantsey.

Creative forms:
(male) Yacey, Yarcey, ..

(female) Yanse, Yansi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yancey Darrius (Y.D.), ..

How popular is Yancey?

Yancey is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#2503 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Yancey was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest rank of #1426 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Yancy is the only other popular related form of Yancey ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Yancey were at the top of their popularity 45 years ago (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yancey, Yancy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yancey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cacey, Canbey (see Canby), Caycey, Chancey, Clancey, Dacey, Daicey, Darcey, Hanley, Jacey, Kacey, Lacey, Lance, Macey, Manley, Rance, Rancel, Randey, Sandey, Tandey, Tanney, Vance, Yannic, Yannis and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yancey.