Clancy

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

From Clancy of the Overflow, a character in a poem of that name (also in The Man from Snowy River) by Australian poet Banjo Patterson.

  1. An overflow or spillage.

Notable Persons Named Clancy

Clancy Brown is an actor and voice artist. He has been prominent since 1983. Clancy was given the name Clarence J. Brown III by his parent Bud Brown (politician) on January 5th, 1959 in Urbana, Ohio, U.S.

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Clancy Pendergast is a college coach. Clancy was born on November 29th, 1967 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Clancy O'Connor is an actor. He was most prominent from 2008 to 2008. Clancy was born in 1982.

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Clancy Barone is an athlete for the Denver Broncos. Clancy was born on July 26th, 1963 in San Andreas, California. Clancy is also known as Barone and Clarence.

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Clancy Eccles was a reggae and ska musician. His career lasted from 1950 to 1950. Clancy was born on December 9th, 1940. He breathed his last breath on June 30th, 2005.

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Clancy Cooper was an actor. His career lasted from 1938 to 1972. Clancy was born on July 23rd, 1906 in Boise, Idaho, U.S. He breathed his last breath on June 14th, 1975.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Clancy

Tom Clancy was a techno-thriller, spy fiction, non-fiction, crime fiction, and military history novelist. His most notable accomplishments were from 1984 to 2013. Tom was given the name Thomas Leo Clancy, Jr. on April 12th, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S. He passed away on October 1st, 2013.

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Abbey Clancy is a model. Abbey was given the name Abigail Marie Clancy on January 10th, 1986 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. Abbey is also known as Clancy, Abigail Marie (birth name); Clancy, and Abigail (alias).

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Joseph Clancy is a 24th Director of the U.S. Secret Service. Joseph was born on April 6th, 1956 in Elwood, Indiana, U.S.

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Jim Clancy is a paramedic/firefighter, doctor, and paramedic. Jim is also known as Sam Lucas.

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Liam Clancy was a folk music and folk music of ireland musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, and concertina. His most notable accomplishments were from 1955 to 2009. Liam was given the name William Clancy on September 2nd, 1935 in Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary, Ireland. He breathed his last breath on December 4th, 2009.

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King Clancy was an ice hockey player. He was most prominent from 1921 to 1937. King was born on February 25th, 1903 in Ottawa. He passed away on November 10th, 1986.

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How popular is the baby name Clancy in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 6 0 6
1915 6 0 6
1918 5 0 5
1920 6 0 6
1921 10 5 5
1923 7 0 7
1924 6 0 6
1925 5 0 5
1926 9 0 9
1927 6 0 6
1928 8 0 8
1930 5 0 5
1932 6 0 6
1934 5 0 5
1940 9 0 9
1941 6 0 6
1943 5 0 5
1944 8 0 8
1945 6 0 6
1947 5 0 5
1948 8 0 8
1949 15 0 15
1950 16 0 16
1951 9 0 9
1952 16 0 16
1953 10 0 10
1954 5 0 5
1955 20 0 20
1956 6 0 6
1957 6 0 6
1958 6 0 6
1959 12 0 12
1960 13 0 13
1961 8 0 8
1962 10 0 10
1963 15 0 15
1964 10 0 10
1965 13 0 13
1966 7 0 7
1967 9 0 9
1968 12 0 12
1969 10 0 10
1970 8 0 8
1971 23 6 17
1972 30 12 18
1973 25 14 11
1974 29 11 18
1975 24 9 15
1976 20 10 10
1977 19 10 9
1978 20 8 12
1979 28 10 18
1980 20 6 14
1981 15 7 8
1982 11 0 11
1983 12 0 12
1984 22 7 15
1985 28 11 17
1986 31 10 21
1987 19 5 14
1988 26 7 19
1989 32 7 25
1990 36 14 22
1991 39 11 28
1992 30 10 20
1993 46 24 22
1994 37 18 19
1995 38 18 20
1996 30 15 15
1997 27 11 16
1998 44 18 26
1999 29 17 12
2000 32 10 22
2001 25 12 13
2002 32 11 21
2003 36 12 24
2004 25 15 10
2005 30 10 20
2006 30 8 22
2007 31 9 22
2008 26 5 21
2009 21 9 12
2010 29 11 18
2011 28 13 15
2012 22 5 17
2013 28 9 19
2014 39 8 31
2015 33 8 25
2016 28 13 15
2017 39 12 27

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Popularity of Clancy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Clancy U.S.
  White 90.81% 64.26%
  African American 4.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.82% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.05% 16.26%

Of Last Name Clancy

People with the last name Clancy are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Clancy

  • How Popular is the name Clancy? Clancy is the 7,529th most popular name of all time. As a last name Clancy was the 2,871st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Clancy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,697 babies born with the first name Clancy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Clancy to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Clancy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Clancy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Clancy is Saturday, October 23rd, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Clancy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Clancy was in 2014 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Clancy Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Clancy is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Clancy: Your name in reverse order is Ycnalc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nclacy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Clancy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,556 people with the last name Clancy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Clancy? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Clancy as their last name.

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