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Boy Name: Faunus

Name: Faunus
Pronunciation: \fa(u)-nus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: animal
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Phauns, Fons
Variant forms: Fawnus


Faunus \fa(u)-nus\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Faunus is "animal". In Roman mythology, the god of nature. He was attended by little fauns, half man and half goat.

Faunus has 1 variant form: Fawnus.

Baby names that sound like Faunus are Phauns and Fons.


Faunus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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