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Girl Name: Fennel

Name: Fennel
Pronunciation: \f(en)-nel\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Burnett, Cinnamon
Sounds Like: Fauniel, Fynella, Finella, Fionnula, Finola, Wynell
Similar Names: Fanney, Fannee, Gunnel, Jannel, Jenneil
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 20908


Fennel \f(en)-nel\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin. From the name of the plant "faeniculum", a diminutive of "faenum", or "hay", whose seeds are used as a spice. Used as a given name probably because of its resemblance as a short form of Fenella.

For more information, see also related names Burnett and Cinnamon.

Baby names that sound like Fennel are Fauniel, Fynella, Finella, Fionnula, Finola and Wynell. Other similar baby names are Fanney, Fannee, Gunnel, Jannel and Jenneil.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Fennel.


Fennel is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#20908 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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