Given Name LANCE

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: LANS  [details]

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-).
DIMINUTIVE: Lanny
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lanzo (Ancient Germanic), Lando (Italian)

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Entry updated May 31, 2018