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The nationality of Vance is often difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Vance may be difficult to determine depending on whether the family name came in to being naturally and independently in various locales; e.g. in the case of names that come from a profession, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).

Vance Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Vance come may come from a craft, such as the name "Miller" which referred to the profession of working in a mill. Some of these craft-based surnames can be a profession in another language. Because of this it is good to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Vance are inspired by religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

Vance Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

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In early history when few people could write, names such as Vance were transliterated based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Vance. Family names like Vance change in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family unions, and eras over generations. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Vance surname are important to understanding the etymology of the name.

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