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24k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Vance

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the Marsh
  • #1475 All Time
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How popular is the name "Vance" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1881 7 0 7
1882 5 0 5
1883 9 0 9
1884 13 0 13
1885 12 0 12
1886 9 0 9
1887 10 0 10
1888 7 0 7
1889 12 0 12
1890 13 0 13
1891 19 0 19
1892 18 0 18
1893 24 5 19
1894 20 0 20
1895 26 0 26
1896 18 0 18
1897 12 0 12
1898 17 0 17
1899 15 0 15
1900 15 0 15
1901 13 0 13
1902 23 0 23
1903 25 0 25
1904 19 0 19
1905 26 0 26
1906 19 0 19
1907 19 0 19
1908 30 0 30
1909 40 0 40
1910 30 0 30
1911 42 5 37
1912 76 5 71
1913 108 0 108
1914 141 6 135
1915 140 9 131
1916 183 6 177
1917 202 6 196
1918 197 7 190
1919 164 6 158
1920 216 9 207
1921 170 6 164
1922 207 5 202
1923 169 5 164
1924 151 0 151
1925 191 5 186
1926 177 5 172
1927 168 0 168
1928 184 5 179
1929 142 0 142
1930 164 7 157
1931 149 0 149
1932 141 7 134
1933 146 0 146
1934 168 0 168
1935 143 0 143
1936 166 0 166
1937 137 0 137
1938 152 0 152
1939 149 0 149
1940 165 0 165
1941 176 0 176
1942 150 0 150
1943 166 0 166
1944 189 0 189
1945 208 0 208
1946 231 7 224
1947 280 0 280
1948 249 0 249
1949 267 0 267
1950 261 0 261
1951 304 0 304
1952 313 0 313
1953 334 0 334
1954 280 0 280
1955 321 0 321
1956 357 0 357
1957 463 0 463
1958 376 0 376
1959 409 0 409
1960 450 0 450
1961 463 0 463
1962 436 5 431
1963 462 5 457
1964 413 6 407
1965 382 0 382
1966 299 0 299
1967 288 0 288
1968 331 0 331
1969 556 0 556
1970 406 0 406
1971 339 0 339
1972 226 0 226
1973 251 0 251
1974 176 0 176
1975 166 0 166
1976 209 0 209
1977 145 0 145
1978 172 0 172
1979 161 0 161
1980 150 0 150
1981 152 0 152
1982 171 0 171
1983 198 0 198
1984 159 0 159
1985 162 0 162
1986 162 0 162
1987 212 0 212
1988 251 6 245
1989 262 0 262
1990 246 0 246
1991 243 0 243
1992 236 0 236
1993 218 0 218
1994 186 0 186
1995 162 0 162
1996 162 0 162
1997 175 0 175
1998 135 0 135
1999 165 0 165
2000 141 0 141
2001 170 0 170
2002 197 0 197
2003 241 0 241
2004 231 0 231
2005 261 0 261
2006 298 0 298
2007 318 0 318
2008 290 0 290
2009 293 0 293
2010 289 0 289
2011 300 0 300
2012 255 0 255
2013 245 0 245
2014 242 0 242

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1969 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vance" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 17 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1969. Across the entire United States a total of only 556 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Vance" mean? The list below shows the origins of Vance as well as things modernly associated with the name Vance such as celebrities named Vance.

English

Origin and Meaning of Vance

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

Vance Wilson

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

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Alternative Meanings

V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

C is for change, you are able to adapt.

E is for elegant, born within you.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecnav". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anevc". 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.

Past life for Vance born Jul 25, 2014

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1550. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Name poster for Vance

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