Nancy: baby girl name meaning and popularity


Derived from a diminutive of the English name Anne, meaning "grace." Hopefully your little Anne will extend you some of that grace when you accidentally forget to put on a bra during school drop-off.


Nan, Nannie.

Famous people named Nancy:

Singers Nancy Wilson and Nancy Sinatra; Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan; political commentator Nancy Grace; novelist Nancy Mitford; actresses Nancy Kulp, Nancy Travis, and Nancy McKeon.

Fun fact:

Your little Nancy will no doubt love reading the Fancy Nancy books by Jane O'Connor.

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