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Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish


Origin and Meaning

English name

1) English form (via Old French) of Lanzo [1]

2) Old French lance (from Latin lancea) = 'lance' (weapon) [1]

3) Short form of Lancelot [1]

Related Names

Lance Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish


Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lance
Genitive: Lances
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lance
Genitive: Lancen
Partitive: Lancea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lance
Genitive: Lances
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lance
Genitive: Lances

Further Information

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage


Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lance.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden,
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark,
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway,
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland,