User comments for Nancy (Famous Bearer Only)

This is also the name of Ronald Reagan's wife, Nancy Reagan. It's a simple and classy name.
Tbird  6/27/2005
Nancy Reagan's true first/middle name is Anne Frances.
― Anonymous User  11/10/2005
Actually Nancy is legally her "true name" now (Nancy Davis Reagan to be exact), although you're right about her original name.
― Anonymous User  2/9/2015
The famous, fictional, teen detective, Nancy Drew, had this name.
Wordsmith14  10/29/2005
Nancy is a lovely character in the Charles Dicken's novel Oliver Twist.
― Anonymous User  12/23/2005
Frank Sinatra once did a song for his daughter, Nancy, in the 1940s titled, "Nancy with the Laughing Face".
HOHNancy  5/6/2006
An earlier commenter mentioned that Frank Sinatra recorded a song for his daughter Nancy. She was also a famous singer in her own right.
shadow1999  9/26/2013
David Cameron, leader of the Conservative Party, has a daughter named Nancy. Another famous bearer is the film director Nancy Meyers ('Something's Gotta Give', 'What Women Want').
reservoirdoll1987  7/26/2006
Author Nancy Farmer wrote The Ear The Eye and the Arm, The House of the Scorpion and A Girl Called Disaster. These are all wonderful books.
indigopearl  8/2/2006
The first female Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, bears this name.
wordybookworm  1/13/2007
Edna St. Vincent Millay published many books with the penname Nancy Boyd.
― Anonymous User  5/4/2007
Nancy Olson, the actress who played Betty Schaefer in the 1950 movie Sunset Blvd, bears this name.
alberto  5/6/2007
Nancy Spungen was the girlfriend of Sex Pistol's bassist Sid Viciious. She died October 12, 1978.
xJDx  8/9/2007
Nancy Hanks (1784-1818), the mother of Abraham Lincoln. She died when her son was nine years old and very little is known of her.
queenv  10/1/2007
Nancy is the name of the lead character in the American television show "Weeds." After her marriage ends Nancy Botwin starts dealing pot to make ends meet.
alphadogma  10/13/2007
Nancy Cass (nee Lammeter) is the name of Godfrey Cass's second wife in the George Elliot's novel Silas Marner.
sharonrenee  10/29/2007
I can't belive anyone would forget about Nancy Wilson, the guitarist of Heart!
carenmuffin  1/2/2008
Two famous Bearers:

1.) Nancy Rue, a writer of the Faithgirlz! series of books for young people and other books.

2.) Nancy Pearl is a librarian and is included in the new book In Their Shoes by the author Deborah Reber.
Patricia Underwood  3/7/2008
Another famous bearer:
Dr. Nancy Knowlton. She is a marine biologist and is included in the new book In Their Shoes by the author Deborah Reber.
Patricia Underwood  3/7/2008
Nancy is the central figure of a long-running comic strip. She is a seven-year-old girl with black hair that looks like steel wool.
Kosta  4/4/2008
A famous bearer was Nancy Astor, Viscountess Astor, (May 19, 1879 – May 2, 1964), the first woman to serve as a Member of Parliament in the British House of Commons.
AndrewJKD  4/14/2008
A character in the song "Rocky Raccoon" by the Beatles was named this, sort of.

"Her name was Megill
And she called herself Lil
But everyone knew her as Nancy".
MoonAgeDaydreamer  1/5/2009
Nancy Yi Fan, teen author of Swordbird.
Athena Nike  7/26/2009
The name is also a city in France. The first small fortified town was built by Duke Gerard of Lorraine around 1050, and named Nanciacum (Medieveal Latin), Nanzig (Old German), or Nancy. In 1218, Nancy was burnt to the grounds by Emperor Frederick II in the War of Succession of Champagne. The city was rebuilt, enlarged, and endowed with a new castle.
nschoess  10/21/2009
The tv personality, Nancy Grace, is a famous bearer.
Ryry1996  6/6/2011
Nancy Wake aka White Mouse.
nellie d  6/9/2012
Actress Katherine Heigl has a young daughter named Nancy after her mother.
― Anonymous User  7/25/2013
Nancy Pelosi is the minority leader of the US House of Representatives.
gh1995  6/18/2014
Nancy Cartwright is an American film and television actress, comedian and voice artist. She is best known for her long-running role as Bart Simpson on the animated TV series The Simpsons.
― Anonymous User  7/19/2014
Nancy "Slim" Keith, (Born Mary Raye Gross) (Born: July 15, 1917, Died: April 16, 1990) was a New York socialite and fashion icon.
― Anonymous User  10/25/2014
I'm surprised no-one's mentioned this yet!
Nancy Thompson is the name of the lead protagonist in the movie Nightmare on Elm Street, and she also appears in many other movies in the series. She is called Nancy Holbrook in the 2010 reboot.
AmbiguouslyAnonymous  2/20/2017
Nancy Adams is the main protagonist of the 2016 survival film 'The Shallows'. She is a medical school student who visits a secluded beach in Mexico after the death of her mother. In the film, Nancy is bitten in the leg by a great white shark and forced to take refuge first on a rock in the ocean, then an old buoy where she ultimately kills the shark. She is portrayed by actress Blake Lively.
― Anonymous User  3/27/2017
Nancy Wu is a Hong Kong actress contracted to TVB. In 1999, she participated in TVB's 18th Annual New Talent Singing Awards competition and finished in the top four. In 2001, she entered TVB's 3rd Annual Cover Girl Competition and won the Most Photogenic Award, the Most Fit Award, the Most Attractive Award, and the Overall Winner Award. Following that, she enrolled in the 18th TVB Acting Class and entered the entertainment industry.
cutenose  5/4/2017
Nancy Jewel McDonie (b. 2000) is the youngest member of the K-pop girl group Momoland.
Nienna9  1/8/2018
Nancy Wheeler is a character played by Natalia Dyer in the Netflix series Stranger Things.
― Anonymous User  1/8/2018

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