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Nance Surname Origin

Locality. From Nance or Nancy, a city of France, capital of the department of Meurthe, and signifies a valley; nans or nantz, in the Cornish British, is a plain, a dale, a level.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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