"red-haired warrior"

Clancy Origin and Meaning

The name Clancy is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "red-haired warrior".

Irish surnames are hot, and this one can successfully cross the line to work for girls, replacing the outdated Casey. And only a dozen girls were named Clancy in the US in one recent year (along with 27 boys), making it one of those rare Irish names that are both accessible and distinctive, classic and cool. Clancy is a winner for either gender.

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Famous People Named Clancy

  • Mary "Clancy" Collinsdaughter of TV host Gary Collins and Mary Ann Mobley
  • Abbey ClancyBritish model, TV presenter, and WAG

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