Nancy Name Meaning

Nancy meaning

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Nainsey, Nainsi, Nance, Nancee, Nancey, Nanci, Nancie, Nancsi, Nanice, Nann, Nanncey, Nan, Nanita, Nann, Nanncey, Nanncy, Nainsey, Nainsi, Nance, Nancee

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Nancy name was top ranked at 24 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 820 position in American during year 2015


Name Nancy has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 41 position. 1001342 numbers of people were named Nancy so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Nancy

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The feminine name Nancy was previously a medieval diminutive of Annis, which is the medieval English version of Agnes that is taken from the Greek hagnos meaning “chaste”. However, since the 18th century, the name has become a diminutive of Ann, which is ultimately taken from the Hebrew name Channah that means “grace” or “favour”. Many regard the name to be independent nowadays.


The name became common in the 20th century in the United States. There are many notable people with the name, from Nancy Alexiadi the Greek singer to Nancy Hayfield the American editor, author and publisher.

Nancy Numerology :
Personality No. 2. People with name Nancy are followers & not leaders. They are docile, sensitive, gentle & kind. They love tranquility. They give in easily. They lack initiative. They like the opposite sex. Person with Nancy having 2 as Personality number give undue importance to family. They are helpful & friendly. They are artistic & imaginative. They are gracious, truthful & straightforward. More Numerology

More About Name : Nancy

  • Nancy is a variant of the name Ann. Originally a nickname first used as a given name in the 18th century. Ann is a form of Hannah, which is a Hebrew name meaning "grace."

  • Originated as a pet form of Nan, which was originally a pet form of Ann (gracious, full of grace).

Name Analysis of Nancy

Character Analysis of Nancy : Persons with the name Nancy, are generally active, daring, non-conventional, unpredictable and attracted by the physical senses and indulgences. They may be opportunistic and pragmatic, and at times they can be very, very persuasive.

Love Life of Nancy : Person share everything with the person of their love. If Persons are going to meet their most primal instincts nothing can slow them down.

Name Letter Analysis of Nancy

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

C : Persons wear their heart on their sleeve. Lucky ones, since they have a strong instinct about matters of the heart

Y : Persons are freedom-loving and like to break rules and push the envelope

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Nancy

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Nancy is Kanya and Moon sign associated with the name Nancy is Virgo.

The name Nancy has Earth element. Mercury is the Ruling Planet for the name Nancy . The name Nancy having moon sign as Virgo is represented by The Virgin and considered as Mutable .

Normally, people with the name Nancy listen to their heart rather than using their brain. Such people are shy and hesitant.

Other name options, having Virgo moon sign are name starting with : Pa, Pi, Pu, Sha, Tha, Thha, Pe, Po, Ttha, Ph, Pr, Py.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Nancy

The name Nancy is suitable for baby born in Ardra nakshatra

Ardra Nakshatra: "The moist one"

Lord: Rahu (North lunar node)
Symbol: Teardrop, diamond, a human head
Deity : Rudra, the storm god
Indian zodiac: 6° 40' - 20° Mithuna
Western zodiac: 2° 40' - 16° Cancer
Other name options, having Ardra nakashatra are name starting with : Ku,  Gha,  Ng, Na, Ch, ha .

Famous Name Nancy

  • Nancy Yuen

    is a Chinese singer.Born in Hong Kong and based in the UK and Singapore, Chinese soprano Nancy Yuen Miu Fun, a top graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, London, has made Cio-cio-san (Madama Butterfly) her signature role, winning great international critical acclaim. She made her operatic debut immediately upon graduation in this demanding Puccini title role with the Welsh National Opera and has since repeated the role all over the world, notably with the English National Opera, West Australian Opera, Opera Queensland, Opera Northern Ireland, Singapore Lyric Opera, the 1994 New Zealand International Festival of Arts, the 1995 Barbados Opera Festival and the Royal Albert Hall production by David Freeman 1998, 2000 and 2003.


  • Muma Nancy

    a dancehall DJ and singer. She has been known to the world as the first original dancehall female DJ with her dominating voice for over three decades" on the dancehall scene.[1] One of her most famous songs is "Bam Bam", labelled as a "well-known reggae anthem" by BBC and a "classic" by The Observer.[2][3]Nancy was one of 15 siblings.[4] Her brother Robert is better known as Brigadier Jerry, and by her mid-teens, she would occasionally perform on the Jahlove Music sound system that he worked with.[4] In 1980, producer Winston Riley was the first to take her into the studio, resulting in her first single, "Papa Dean" for his Techniques label.[4] Nancy went on to perform at Reggae Sunsplash, making her the first female deejay ever to perform there, and she is also the first female Jamaican deejay to tour internationally. She had further success with singles such as "One Two", "Money Can't Buy Me Love", "Transport Connection" and "Bam Bam". Her debut album, One Two was released in 1982.


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