Vance Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Vance:
Transferred use of the surname meaning "son of Van." The name is of Dutch and English origin.
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- Nicknames for Vance
Van, Vancer, Vancy
- Meanings and history of the name Vance
From an English surname which was derived from Old English fenn meaning "marsh, fen".
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Vance Gilbert, singer-songwriter
Vance DeGeneres, brother of Ellen DeGeneres and an actor, film producer, musician, and screenwriter
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Vance Duke (played by Christopher Mayer), one of the Duke cousins on the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard."