Vance

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Southern English dialectal form of Old English fenn (marsh, bog). [1]

Proper noun[edit]

Vance

  1. A habitational surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname; of mostly American usage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press 1988.