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 Common throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 5344 position. 2946 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

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  • Nancy is an English name.

    It originates from Hebrew. Nancy means grace.

    People with the name Nancy have traits of independence and initiative. They are friendly, approachable, and generous.

    The name in most cases is given to baby girls.

    Why you should consider this name for your baby, it is a beautiful, amazing, awesome name.

    They have a great common sense and a higher ability in life. They see things much before they happen.

    They can be a spontaneous, expressive, and talkative person.

    Go ahead and name your baby girl this beautiful name.

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 Munoz

    is an American Republican Party politician who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly since 2009, where she represents the 21st Legislative District.


  • Jean-Luc Nancy

    is a French philosopher.Nancy's first book, published in 1973, was Le titre de la lettre (The Title of the Letter, 1992), a reading of the work of French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, written in collaboration with Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. Nancy is the aut


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