What does Nancy mean?
How do we pronounce Nancy?
Nancy \nan-cy, na-ncy\ is a female's name. It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables.
The baby girl name Nancy is pronounced as NAENSiy- 1.
1 Pronunciation for Nancy: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"
What is the origin of Nancy?
Nancy is largely used in English and Dutch, and it is derived from Hebrew origins. The name is of uncertain origin. It probably first came into use as a medieval diminutive of name Annis meaning, although it has since the 18th century been used as a diminutive of Anna and subsequently as an independent name. The name has been made known by the titular teenage detective in the Nancy Drew (1930-) series of books for young children. In the later part of the 20th century, the name was famous from Nancy Reagan (1921-), the US first lady. The name has however been sliding in popularity since it came into use as a slang term for an effeminate man or a homosexual. Nancy is an English pet form of the name Ann meaning of name (English and Greek). Nancy is also an English pet form of the name Hannah meaning and origin (English, French, German, Hebrew, and Yiddish) as well as an English pet form of the name name Anna meaning (Czech, English, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavic, Spanish, Armenian, Breton, Catalan, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Indian, and Japanese). Nancy is also a pet form of the name name Anne origin (English, French, German, and Scandinavian). The name Nancy is widely used; it has 36 variant transcriptions that are used in both English and other languages. English variant transcriptions Nainsey pronounciation, Nainsi name, Nana definition, nicknames for Nancea, meaning of Nancsi, meaning of Nanita, Nann meaning and origin, what does the name Nanna mean, Nanncey meaning and origin, Nanncy name, name Nannerl, Nanney meaning, Nannie meaning, Nannine name variations, Nanny pronounciation, Nansea meaning, short names for Nansey, nicknames for Nansi, Nanuk pronounciation, Nin meaning and origin, name Ninacska origin, Ninockha name variations, nicknames for Nusa, and what does the name Nusi mean. Other English forms the shortenings Nan meaning of name and Nance meaning and origin, and the spelling variants Nancee name, short names for Nancey, name Nanci origin, Nancie meaning of name, meaning of Nancye, and nicknames for Nansee. nicknames for Nainsí (Irish), name Nandag origin (Scottish), Nanette meaning (French), and meaning of Nanice (Tongan) are variant transcriptions of Nancy that are used in other languages. Nancy is a classic favorite. Currently it is still a fairly popular baby name for girls, though not to the extent it was before. At the peak of its usage in 1947, 1.784% of baby girls were named Nancy. Its ranking then was #7. The baby name has since suffered a steep fall in popularity, and is now of occasional use. In 2010, its usage was only 0.029% and its ranking #521, was nevertheless the 3rd most popular after Hannah name and Anna name variations, out of all girl names in its group. In 2010, Hannah's use outnumbered Nancy's by 12 times. The name Nancy has been predominantly given to baby girls, though it has also been used as a boy name in the past century. In 1952, 505 times as many baby girls than boys were given the name Nancy.
The following famous people share the name Nancy:
- Actress Nancy Kwan, born Kwan Ka Shen, 19 May 1939
- Author Nancy Mitford, born 28 November 1904 - 30 June 1973, London, England
- Golfer Nancy Lopez, born 6 January 1957, Torrance, California
- Medical Patient Nancy Cruzan, born 20 July 1957 - 26 December 1990, Carterville, Missouri
- Politician Nancy Pelosi, born Nancy D'Alesandro, 26 March 1940, Baltimore, Maryland
- Politician Nancy Astor, born 19 May 1879 - 2 May 1964, Danville, Virginia
- Radio Personality Nancy Skinner, born 16 March 1965, Detroit, Michigan
- US First Lady Nancy Reagan, born Anne Francis Robbins, 6 July 1921.
List of baby names Nancy:
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The baby name Nancy fun facts:
The name Nancy in reverse order is "Ycnan".
The numerological value of the name Nancy is number 3, which means expression, verbalization, socialization, the arts, the joy of living.
How popular is Nancy?
Nancy is in the top names in USA.