Other Origin(s):Celtic
Meaning:He (God) has favored me; Grace, favor; Valley, hollow
Nance is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning “He (God) has favored me.” It’s sometimes used as a pet form of Ann and Nancy, and is associated with meanings such as “grace” or “favor.” Nance can also be connected to the Cornish language, where nans is a word meaning “valley” or “hollow.” This name is used as both a surname and a place name in Cornwall, England, particularly for towns and villages found in valleys. Both simple and meaningful, Nance makes a dainty choice for baby.
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