name meaning: Yancy \ya(n)-cy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Yancy). Possibly an Indian word for "Englishman", giving us the word "Yankee". The name is also used to honor a Southern proslavery politician of the 19th century. Football player Yancey Thigpen.
Yancy has 3 variant forms: Yance, Yancey and Yantsey.
Baby names that sound like Yancy are Ince, Janos, Janse, Janus, Yannis and Yonas.