Yancy may refer to:

Given name:

  • Yancy Ayers (1891–1968), American pitcher in Major League Baseball
  • William Yancy Bell (1887–1962), follower of Marcus Garvey, Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Yancy Butler (born 1970), American television and movie actress
  • James Yancy Callahan (1852–1935), late 19th century politician
  • Ana Yancy Clavel (born 1992), model and beauty queen from El Salvador, Nuestra Belleza El Salvador 2012
  • Yancy de Ocampo (born 1980), Filipino professional basketball player
  • Yancy Medeiros, American mixed martial artist from Wai'anae, Hawaii
  • Yancy Spencer III (1950–2011), surfer from Pensacola, Florida
  • Yancy Thigpen (born 1969), former professional American football wide receiver
  • Christopher Yancy Thomas (1818–1879), politician and lawyer from Virginia
  • Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvin John Kenneth Lloyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Wolfeschlegelsteinhausenbergerdorff, Senior, Philadelphian typesetter who has the longest personal name ever used


  • Allen Yancy (1881–1941), Vice President of Liberia from 1928 to 1930 under President Charles D.B. King
  • Hugh Yancy (born 1949), American former professional baseball player
  • Shawn Yancy, News Anchor for WTTG-TV, FOX 5 News in Washington, DC


  • The Mold of Yancy, science fiction short story by Philip K. Dick, first published in 1955
  • Yancy Derringer, American Western series that ran on CBS from 1958 to 1959
  • Yancy Street Gang, fictional street gang in the Fantastic Four comic book published by Marvel Comics


  • Typhoon Yancy (Gading) (1990)
  • Typhoon Yancy (Tasing) (1993)