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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. 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-).

Related Names

DiminutiveLanny
Other Languages & CulturesLanzo(Ancient Germanic) Lando(Italian)

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