The name Yancey is a boy's name of Native American origin meaning "yankee". Yancey and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "ALPHABET Drop 2 Add 1 - Girls".
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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. It was first spotted in the Edna Ferber novel Cimarron, which became a popular movie.
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