Meaning of Lance
and the Origins of this baby name
The name Lance has the following meaning:
Like a spear.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.
As a baby boy name, Lance is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 267 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).
In 2009, the name Lance fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 43 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 438 in the Top 1000 charts.
The following chart shows the popularity of the name Lance in the USA, over the past 100 years.
The name Lance is pronounced as lan-ss
The following names are baby names related to Lance and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Lance: Boys - Braulio
, Girls - Arminda
, Both genders - Alice
We think the name Lance should fall under the following style category: Cool
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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Lance to be: Handsome and rich chap
In one word, you might describe Lance as a(n) "handsome
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The names of some famous persons by the name Lance
(or its variants) are:Lance Dwight Alworth
, born on 3 August, a famous athlete. Lance Dwight Alworth's background: A former American football wide receiver. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.Lance James Henriksen
, born on 5 May, a famous actor. Lance James Henriksen's background: An American actor, painter, and potter.Lance Armstrong
, born on 18 September, a famous racer. Lance Armstrong's background: A retired American professional road racing cyclist. He won the Tour de France seven consecutive times, from 1999 to 2005.