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All about the name Yancy

American Origin
"Created Name"
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The name Yancy is of American origin and means "Created Name." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.

Created by F. Scott Fitzgerald for his short story "The Popular Girl" published in 1922. Possibly a play on the word "Yankee," which was a colloquial term for "Northerner" in the U.S. during the Civil War. Yancy Butler, actress.

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Yancy Stats
Yancy is on 76 BN name lists
Yancy is currently not ranked on the BN charts
Yancy is currently #924 in U.S. births
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