Meaning and name origin
Fanney \f(an)-ney\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fanney is "from France". Fanney is a variant of Fanny (Latin): pet form of Frances, very popular in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Fanney is not a popular first name for females but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#64207 out of 88799, Top 72%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Fanney and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Frances (#602), Fanny and Fannie. (2014 statistics).