Nancy
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Given Name NANCY
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: NANT-see   [details]
Meaning & History
Previously a medieval diminutive of ANNIS, though since the 18th century it has been a diminutive of ANN. It is now usually regarded as an independent name. During the 20th century it became very popular in the United States. A city in the Lorraine region of France bears this name, though it derives from a different source.
Categories
Archie Comics characters, first ladies of the USA, King of the Hill characters, top 10 in the US
Related Names
VARIANTS: Annie, Nan, Nanette, Nannie, Nanny
DIMINUTIVE: Nan
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Quanna (African American), Agnes, Hagne (Ancient Greek), Ane, Anne (Basque), Anna, Hanna (Belarusian), Anna, Hannah (Biblical), Anna (Biblical Greek), Channah (Biblical Hebrew), Anna (Biblical Latin), Anna, Oanez, Annick (Breton), Ana, Anna (Bulgarian), Agnès, Aina, Anna, Anaïs (Catalan), Agneza, Ana, Hana, Ines, Janja, Nensi (Croatian), Anna, Hana (Czech), Agnes, Anna, Anne, Hanna, Agnete, Agnetha, Agnethe, Ane, Anika, Anita, Annette (Danish), Agnes, Anna, Anne, Annelien, Hanna, Hannah, Anika, Anita, Anke, Anneke, Annet, Annette, Annie, Annika, Anouk, Ans, Antje, Nes, Neske (Dutch), Anna, Age, Anu (Estonian), Anna (Faroese), Anna, Anne, Aune, Hanna, Iines, Anita, Anneli, Anni, Anniina, Annika, Annikki, Annukka, Anu, Niina (Finnish), Agnès, Anne, Hannah, Inès, Anaïs, Annette, Annie, Anouk, Ninon (French), Antje (Frisian), Ana, Ani (Georgian), Agnes, Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hannah, Anika, Anina, Anita, Annett, Annette, Annika (German), Anna (Greek), Channah, Hannah, Chanah (Hebrew), Ágnes, Anna, Hanna, Ági, Anett, Anikó, Annuska, Panna, Panni (Hungarian), Agnes, Anna, Hanna (Icelandic), Aignéis, Nainsí (Irish), Agnese, Anna, Annabella, Ines, Annetta (Italian), Agnese, Agnija, Anna, Anita (Latvian), Nes, Neske (Limburgish), Agnė, Ona (Lithuanian), Anke, Antje (Low German), Agnija, Ana (Macedonian), Agnes, Anna, Anne, Hanna, Agnetha, Anita, Annette, Anniken (Norwegian), Anna, Anaïs (Occitan), Agnieszka, Anna, Hanna, Anita, Jagienka, Jagna, Jagusia (Polish), Ana, Anabela, Inês, Anita (Portuguese), Ana, Anca, Ani (Romanian), Agnessa, Anna (Russian), Annag, Nandag (Scottish), Agnija, Ana, Janja (Serbian), Agnesa, Anna, Hana (Slovak), Ana, Ines, Neža, Anica, Anika, Anita (Slovene), Ana, Anabel, Inés, Ani, Anita (Spanish), Agnes, Anna, Anne, Hanna, Agneta, Agnetha, Anita, Annette, Annika, Hannah (Swedish), Anna, Hanna (Ukrainian), Nest, Nesta (Welsh), Hena, Henda, Hene, Henye (Yiddish)
USER SUBMISSION: Nancy
Popularity
United States  ranked #900 
England and Wales  ranked #71 
Canada (BC)  - 
France  -