Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Servant
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Lance Girl)

In 2017 the name Lance...

• was given to 404 baby boys
• was the 635th most popular name for baby boys
• was 51% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Louisiana, Missouri, and Nebraska
• was about as popular as Hamza and Gary
Babies Named Lance Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Lance...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1970
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2017
• is 48% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 58% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Brent, Bryon, Erich, Jeanna, Kelli, Kellie
• has the most opposite popularity history to Harris, Omer, Junior, Addie, Miriam, Cecilia
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Lance Per State
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Geographically the name Lance...

• 8% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Lee, Rodney, Terrell, Charli, Aubri, Andi
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Liam, Logan, Gabriel, Abigail, Emma, Penelope
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Lance by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Lance are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Lance will be the only kid named Lance in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Lance compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Lance rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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