♀ Name Nancy – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Nancy

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Nancy is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Nancy

The name Nancy was originally a contraction of “mine Ancy”. Ancy was a nickname for Annis, a Medieval English variation of Agnes. As time goes by, Nancy was considered as a diminutive of Anne or Ann.

Meaning of Nancy

Nancy means “chaste”, “sacred” or “lamb” (from Agnes) and “grace” or “favor” (from Anne or Ann).

Pronunciation of Nancy

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