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Girl Name: Fanny

Name: Fanny
Pronunciation: \f(an)-ny\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: from France
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Euphemia
Sounds Like: Vinny, Fauna, Fawna, Faune, Fawn, Fawnya, Fawne, Faun, Fanya, Faina, Winny, Wanna, Vanna
Variant forms: Fan, Fanceen, Fania, Fannee, Fanney, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fantine
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 974
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 51934

Description

Fanny \f(an)-ny\ as a girl's name is pronounced FAN-ee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fanny is "from France". Pet name; variant of Frances. Cookbook author Fannie Farmer; author Fannie Flagg; actress Fanny Ardant.

Fanny has 9 variant forms: Fan, Fanceen, Fania, Fannee, Fanney, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie and Fantine.

For more information, see also the related name Euphemia.

Baby names that sound like Fanny are Vinny, Fauna, Fawna, Faune, Fawn, Fawnya, Fawne, Faun, Fanya, Faina, Winny, Wanna and Vanna.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Fanny.

Popularity

Fanny is a very popular first name for women (#974 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#51934 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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