Nancy

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Medieval diminutive of Ann and Agnes. Compare Betsy, Patsy.

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Nancy (plural Nancys)

  1. A female given name.
    • 1792 Robert Burns: Ae Fond Kiss:
      I'll ne'er blame my partial fancy,
      Naething could resist my Nancy:
      But to see her was to love her;
      Love but her, and love forever.
    • 1913, Eleanor H. Porter, chapter 7, in Pollyanna[1], L.C. Page, OCLC 33897078:
      "And they've got lovely names, too. You'll like their names," sighed Nancy. "They're 'Algernon' and 'Florabelle' and 'Estelle'. I - I just hate Nancy!" "Oh, Nancy, what a dreadful thing to say! Why?" "Because it isn't pretty like the others. You see, I was the first baby, and mother hadn't begun ter read so many stories with the pretty names in them, then."
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Etymology 2[edit]

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 Nancy, France on Wikipedia

Proper noun[edit]

Nancy

  1. A city in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department, Grand Est, north-eastern France.
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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Nancy.

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Nancy

  1. a female given name from English

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English Nancy.

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Nancy f

  1. a female given name from English

Etymology 2[edit]

From the medieval name, Medieval Latin Nanciacum, from Old High German Nanzig.

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Nancy m

  1. Nancy (a city, the prefecture of the Meurthe-et-Moselle department, Grand Est, France)
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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Nancy f

  1. a female given name

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Nancy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnansi/, [ˈnɐn.sɪ]

Proper noun[edit]

Nancy

  1. a female given name from English