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Gender: female
Pronunciation: NAN-see
Meaning: full of grace
Related Names: Ann, Hannah, Nainsey, Nainsi, Nan, Nance, Nancee, Nancey, Nanci, Nancie, Nancsi, Nanette, Nanice, Nann, Nanncey, Nanncy, Nannie, Nanny, Nansee, Nansey

Length: 5 Gender: {{#if female



Rank in 2000s: 275


Name: nancy Origin: Hebrew,, Meaning (no case): full of grace

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Nancy is a variant of the name Ann. It developed in the 18th century and was originally just a nickname. Ann is a form of Hannah, which is a Hebrew name meaning "grace."[1]


Nancy was a top 100 name in the United States in the late 19th century, and it did not fall under the top 200 until 1998. It was most popular between 1934 and 1955, when it held steady in the top 10 most popular girls' names, reaching as high as 6th in 1950. A gradual decline then began, and in 2007, Nancy ranked as the 363rd most popular girl's name.[1]

Nancy is also popular in other countries[1]:

  • 337th - as a girl's name in Sweden (2006)
  • 485th - as a girl's name in Canada (BC) (2005)
  • 679th - as a girl's name in Australia (2003)


  • Nancy Davis Reagan (born Anne Frances Robbins on July 6, 1921[1]) was the wife and first lady of President Ronald Reagan. Supposedly, he was originally a Democrat, and only became a Republican after Nancy's persuasion. Another interesting fact is that Nancy's godmother, Alla Nazimova, was a legendary Russian and American actress. [1]
  • Nancy is a city in the Lorraine région of northeastern France. It is an ancient place: there are signs of human settlement there as early as 800 BC. Nancy is a sister-city to Cincinnati, Ohio.[1]


Places named Nancy:

  • Nancy, Kentucky
  • Nancy, France[1]

Fictional Characters named Nancy:

Songs about Nancy:


Celebrity babies named Nancy[1]:


Authors: JL Perry and Sarena Emily Levinson

Facts about NancyRDF feed
Gender female  +
Length 5  +
Meaning full of grace  +
Meaningnc full of grace  +
Name nancy  +
Origin Hebrew  +
Popularity 2  +
Pronunciation NAN-see  +
Rank in 2000s 275  +
Related Ann  +, Hannah  +, Nainsey  +, Nainsi  +, Nan  +, Nance  +, Nancee  +, Nancey  +, Nanci  +, Nancie  +, Nancsi  +, Nanette  +, Nanice  +, Nann  +, Nanncey  +, Nanncy  +, Nannie  +, Nanny  +, Nansee  +, and Nansey  +
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