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Ranked #1475


Gender: Boy. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 9 (Ranked #1722).

What does the name "Vance" mean?

Vance (English): From the Marsh

The name "Vance" is of English origin and it means "From the Marsh". It's a name commonly given to boys.

V is for valor, your strength.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

C is for caring, your finest trait.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecnav". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Cnvae". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Vance" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Vance? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24,483 babies born with the name Vance in the United States. That's more than enough Vances to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Vance" was in 1969 with a total of 556 babies.

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vance" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 135 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Vance popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Vance in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Vance

Vance Wilson

Vance Wilson is a MLB player. Vance was born in 1973 in Mesa, Arizona.


Past life for Vance born Jan 16, 1923

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 925. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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