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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.LANS
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Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Lanzo, originally a short form of names that began with the element landa meaning "land". During the Middle Ages it became associated with Old French lance "spear, lance". A famous bearer is American cyclist Lance Armstrong (1971-).
DiminutiveLanny
Other Languages & CulturesLanzo Ancient Germanic Lando Italian

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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute