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Girl Name: Fortune

Name: Fortune
Pronunciation: \f(o)-rtu-ne, for-tune\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Fortune's also a boy name)
Meaning: good fate
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Fortney, Fortny, Fortnie, Fortnee, Fortnea
Variant forms: Fortuna, Fortunata
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 2229


Fortune \f(o)-rtu-ne, for-tune\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Fortune), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fortune is "good fate". Common in the Roman Empire. Mythology: the Roman goddess of fortune, chance, and happiness. Also a saint's name.

Fortune has 2 variant forms: Fortuna and Fortunata.

Baby names that sound like Fortune are Fortney, Fortny, Fortnie, Fortnee and Fortnea.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Fortune.


Fortune is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#2229 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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