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Gender: M Meaning of Yancey: "yankee" Origin of Yancey: Native American

A fancy TV western name that didn't catch on like fellow cowboys Luke and Josh, but definitely has a certain amount of charm. It is also spelled Yancy, as in the 1950s series Yancy Derringer.

Famous People Named Yancey

Rick Yancey, American author of popular YA book "The 5th Wave" and its sequels.
Yancey Dirk Thigpen, American football player

Pop Culture References for the name Yancey

Yancey Bates, the kindly antique dealer in Elizabeth Enright's The Sea is All Around