Meaning:Son of Jan
Yancey is a buoyant name for boys and girls with a mixed bag of intriguing origins. Thought to be a Native American term meaning “Yankee,” Yancey most likely came to life as an Americanization of the Dutch surname Jansen, meaning “son of Jan.” Yancey is also a rare English and French surname meaning “one who comes from England” or, more simply, “an Englishman.” Whether celebrating baby’s heritage or seeking a bright and tuneful name, Yancey is an endearing choice.
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