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What does Fanney mean?

Fanney /fan-ney/ as a name for girls. Fanney's root is Latin, and the name Fanney means "from France". Fanney is an alternate form, with the suffix -ey, of Fanny (Latin): pet variation of Frances.


Fanney has 6 variants: Fania, Fannee, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie and Fanya.

Fanney has 14 more relations via Fanny, Frances: Fan, Fanceen, Fancey, Fancie, Fancy, Fantine, France, Francee, Francey, Franie, Franky, Franni, Frannie and Franny.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Falney, Fanne, ..

(male) Fannir, Fanren, ..

How popular is Fanney?

Fanney is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#96918 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Popular variation forms of Fanney (outside Top 2000) are Fan, Fannie, Fanny, France and Frances (#602 from recent data). These relations of Fanney reached the peak of their popularity during 1920-1929 (usage of 1.9%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms such as Fannie becoming less trendy. Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Fanney and corresponding names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fanny outside U.S.

Similar Names


Fanney is pronounced similarly to Faina, Fauna, Faunia, Fawna, Fawnia and Fawnya. Other suggested similar names are Bonney, Conney, Dabney, Daney, Danne, Dannee, Danney, Danny, Faun, Faune, Fawn, Fawne, Fennel, Fione, Flannery, Frannee (see Fran), Hanne, Hanny, Janey, Janne, Jannel, Jannet, Janney, Janny, Jenney, Lainey, Laney, Lanny, Layney, Marney, Nancey, Nanncey, Nanncy, Nanney, Nanny, Nansey, Pansey, Penney, Rainey, Rayney, Ronney, Sanny, Taney, Tansey, Tanzey, Tawney, Yancey and Zanne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fanney.