Name: Yancy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Yancy

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    (YAN see)
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    English speaking countries
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    The name Yancy may derive from the first name John (or its Breton form, Yann), though common lore has it that it is a Native American corruption of the word "yankee." It is most commonly encountered as a surname.

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