US Popularity:19936
Origin:American
Other Origin(s):British, Dutch
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.

Yancey Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2004
Gender:
Girl
#18513
in 2004
+ 5238
from 2002
In comparison to the previous year's data
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