What does Fania mean?
Fania [fa-nia] as a girls' name has its roots in Latin and Greek, and the name Fania means "from France; garland, crown". Fania is a version of Fanny (Latin): pet variant of Frances. Fania is also a variation of Stephanie (Greek): feminine of Stephen.
22 more related forms via Fanny, Frances, Stephanie: Fan, Fancey, Fancie, Fancy, Fantine, Fran, France, Franci, Francia, Francie, Frania, Franie, Frank▼, Franka, Franki, Frankie▼, Franky, Franni, Frannie, Franny, Franzi and Fronia.Creative forms:
(female) Farnia, Finia, ..
(male) Fana, Fanio, .. Middle name pairings:
Fania Mya (F.M.), ..
How popular is Fania?
Fania is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#142819 out of 150436, Top 95%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Fan, Fannie, Fanny, Fran, France, Frances (#514 via latest list), Francie, Frank, Frankie (#992), Fronia and Stephanie (#208) are the popular variation forms of Fania (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Fania were popular with parents in the 1980s (adoption of 1.97%) and have become much less widespread since (adoption 0.14%, ▼92.9%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Fania is alike in pronunciation to Faina, Fauna, Faunia, Fawna, Fawnia, Fawnya, Fayanna, Fenia, Fenya, Fina, Fiona▲, Fionna and Fyona. Other suggested similar names are Avania, Azania, Basia, Cacia, Dacia, Dalia, Dania, Datia, Denia, Donia, Fabia, Fadia, Fadila, Farin, Farra, Fatima▲, Fayda, Femia, Fenja, Filania, Flana, Ginia, Grania, Hadia, Hania, Jania, Jinia, Junia, Kacia, Kalia, Kenia▲, Lalia, Latia, Malia, Maria▼, Naia, Nakia▼, Nania, Orania, Pania, Pavia, Pazia, Rania, Rasia, Sadia, Safia, Shania▼, Sonia▼, Tajia, Tanaia, Tania▼, Tansia, Tanzia, Tarnia, Tavia, Tonia▼, Umnia, Vania, Vinia, Xenia, Zaria and Zinia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fania.See names in meaning and etymology.