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Girl Name: Fortney

Name: Fortney
Pronunciation: \f(o)-rt-ney, for-tney\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Fortney's also a boy name)
Meaning: strong
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Fortune, Fortuna
Variant forms: Fortnea, Fortnee, Fortneigh, Fortnie, Fortny
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 4940


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

Fortney has 5 variant forms: Fortnea, Fortnee, Fortneigh, Fortnie and Fortny.

Baby names that sound like Fortney are Fortune and Fortuna.


Fortney is not a popular first name for women 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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