First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Vanzant

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Alt. Meaning

V is for versatile, your changeable nature.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Z is for zany, the funny side of you!

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

T is for treat, that you always are.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vanzant

Paige VanZant is a noteworthy human. Paige was born on March 26th, 1994 in Dayton, Oregon, U.S. Paige is also known as 12 Gauge.


Iyanla Vanzant is an inspirational speaker, lawyer, spiritual teacher, author, and tv personality. Her ongoing career started in 1980. Iyanla was given the name Rhonda Eva Harris on September 13th, 1953 in Brooklyn. Iyanla is also known as Harris and Rhonda Eva.


Shawn Vanzant is a basketball player for the Belfast Star, Korihait, Springfield Armor, Island Storm, →Hibernia, and Moncton Miracles in the Premier League (Ireland). He was most prominent from 2011 to present. Shawn was born on October 19th, 1988.


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Popularity of Vanzant as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vanzant U.S.
  White 79.19% 64.26%
  African American 14.20% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.27% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.84% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vanzant

People with the last name Vanzant are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Vanzant

  • How Popular is the name Vanzant? As a last name Vanzant was the 9,698th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Vanzant first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Vanzant is Monday, March 22nd, 1926.
  • How unique is the name Vanzant? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Vanzant. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Vanzant: Your name in reverse order is Tnaznav. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Avnnatz. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vanzant? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,345 people with the last name Vanzant.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vanzant? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Vanzant as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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