US Popularity:11155
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Englishman; Graced by Yahweh; God is gracious
Rooted in Hebrew, Yance is a Hebrew name typically given to boys. It is a form of the Hebrew name Yôchânân, which is derived from the Ancient Greek Iōánnēs and means “graced by Yahweh, God is gracious.” It’s another version of the name Yancy, which interestingly is linked to the Indian word for “Englishman” and is likely where the word “Yankee” originated. One of the most notable bearers of this name is Yancey Thigpen, the former American football player.

Yance Name Popularity Data

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in 1991
- 325
from 1989
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