Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. LANS  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the Germanic name Lanzo, originally a short form of names that began with the Old Frankish or Old Saxon element land, Old High German lant meaning "land" (Proto-Germanic *landą). During the Middle Ages it became associated with Old French lance meaning "spear, lance". A famous bearer is American cyclist Lance Armstrong (1971-).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesLanzo(Germanic) Lando(Italian)


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Entry updated December 7, 2022