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What does Fania mean?

Fania Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: greek, crown (queen).

Variations

Fania has 8 variants: Fannee, Fanney, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fanya, Phanie and Phanya.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fan, Fannie, Fanny, Fran, France in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Frances, Francie, Frank, Frankie, Fronia, Stephanie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fanny, Frankie, Stephanie outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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