Dancy Surname Origin
(Origin French) Belonging to Dancy or Dance (Normandy) = ? Dantus's Estate [-y or -e is the Latin Gaulish possessive suffix -ac-um]. (Origin English) Belonging to Dauntsey (Wilts), the Anglo-Saxon Domeccesig = Domecc's (Dominic's) Island or Riparian Land [Old English ig/ieg].
Source: Surnames of the United Kingdom, A Concise Etymological Dictionary; Henry Harrison; Vol.1 & 2.; The Eaton Press, 190 Ebury Street, London, S.W; 1912.
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