Vance Family History
Vance Surname History
This page is the home for the complete history of the Vance family name, Vance origins, and records of Vance ancestors. The Vance family name is an old lineage that has spread all across the world for many generations, and as the name Vance has migrated, it has changed making its history a challenge to piece together. Vance family history has rich origins whose details have been accumulated over the years by Vance family researchers.
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The evolution of Vance begins with it's early ancestors. Even in the earliest days of a name there have been different spellings of that name simply because last names were infrequently written down that long ago.
It was not unusual for a last name to change as it enters a new country or language. Vance families have migrated around different countries all throughout history. As these families moved between countries, the Vance name may have changed with them.
Vance country of origin
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The nationality of Vance can be very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Vance may be in dispute based on whether the surname came in to being naturally and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Vance
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The meaning of Vance come may come from a trade, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. A lot of these craft-based last names might be a profession in another language. Because of this it is useful to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many modern names like Vance originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these family names relate to a religious phrase such as "Grace of God".
- Patrick Vance 1745 - ?
- John Vance Biddle 1843 - ?
- Francis Upton Morris Vance
- Euphemia Morris Vance
- Lance Vance
- Mariah Vance
- John Vance 1666 - 1740
- Matilda Vance Granger 1804 - 1836
- Augustus Vance
- Susannah Howard Vance
- Elmer Vance Coffman 1887 - 1935
- Rachel Vance 1799 - ?
- Gilbert Vance Newell 1887 - ?
- Lancelot Vance 1625 - 1688
- John Vance 1645 - 1710
- Joseph Vance Young 1873 - 1948
- Abner Vance Sr and Mary Whitehead Vance
- Lavada Vance-McBride
Vance Family Tree
Famous people named Vance
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Vance
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Vance. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Vance spelling variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Vance were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Vance. Family names like Vance transform in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Vance last name are important to understanding the history of the name.