LANCE
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: LANTS   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Germanic name Lanzo, originally a short form of names that began with the element land meaning "land". During the Middle Ages it became associated with Old French lance "spear, lance". A famous bearer is American cyclist Lance Armstrong (1971-).
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Lanny
OTHER LANGUAGES: Lanzo (Ancient Germanic), Lanzo (German)
Popularity
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