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Boy Name: Fortney

Name: Fortney
Pronunciation: \f(o)-rt-ney, for-tney\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Fortney's also a girl name)
Meaning: strong one
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Fortune, Fortuny
Variant forms: Fortenay, Forteney, Forteny, Fortny, Fourtney
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4940


Fortney \f(o)-rt-ney, for-tney\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Fortney), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fortney is "strong one". Rhymes with the popular Courtney.

Fortney has 5 variant forms: Fortenay, Forteney, Forteny, Fortny and Fourtney.

Baby names that sound like Fortney are Fortune and Fortuny.


Fortney is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#4940 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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