Name: Lance

Origin and Meaning of the Name Lance

  • Meaning:
    Territory; land
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    A lance (weapon)
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (lanss)
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Miscellaneous Info for Lance

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Often mistaken as a short form of Lancelot. It is also been associated with the Old French word for the weapon, lance.

    Famous Lances include cyclist Lance Armstrong.

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Popularity Rank of Lance (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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