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Type Surname (from occupation)
Pronounced Pron. Danzer(German) Dancer(French, English)  [key]
Other Forms FormsDanzer, Dancer

Meaning & History

German: variant of Danzer. Altered spelling of English Dancer.


From the Middle English "dance" from the Old French, itself a development of the German "tanzer" meaning "dancer". Was once an occupational name for a professional dancer employed to perform at weddings, festivals, fairs and other such public functions.
Added 11/10/2014 by Amanda Danser