Origin : English and Irish

someone who lives near marshland

The name Vance is a boy's name of English origin meaning "someone who lives near marshland". A short but sophisticated, long-neglected name you might want to consider. The name is currently getting a boost from two musicians: the Northern Irish Foy Vance and the Australian Vance Joy, born James Keogh. Vance Joseph is a head coach in the NFL. Chynna Phillips and William Baldwin used it for their son in 2002.

Popularity of name Vance over time

There are 25537 people in the U.S. with the first name Vance, this name was mostly popular in 1969 with popularity 556 .

Vance is used for both genders.

99.46 percent of people with the first name Vance are man

0.54 percent of people with the first name Vance are woman

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Most Famous People Named Vance

character on TV's "NCIS"
American baseball player
character in "The Thing" series
egocentric young writer in "Hudson River Bracketed" (1929) and "The Gods Arrive" (1932) by Edith Wharton
Australian novelist
character in the 'Harry Potter' series.
U.S. Senator from Indiana
Australian singer-songwriter
character from "The Office"
Marvel Comics superhero
character in video game "Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories"
American musician
American astronaut
U.S. Congressman from Louisiana
U.S. Congressman from Louisiana
character on TV's "The Dukes of Hazzard"
Co-Star of I Love Lucy.
American baseball pitcher
son of Billy Baldwin and Chynna Phillips

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Names Created Using the Letters in Vance