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Vance

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English

Etymology

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

Proper noun

Singular
Vance

Plural
-

Vance

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

References

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

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