A male given name transferred from the surname; of mostly American usage.
Origin of vance
From a Southern English dialectal form of Old English fenn (“marsh, bog”).
Vance Sentence Examples
Liberal support was given to the Confederacy, both in men and supplies, but Governor Vance, one of the ablest of the Southern war governors, engaged in acrimonious controversies with President Jefferson Davis, contending that the general government of the Confederacy was encroaching upon the prerogatives of the separate states.