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Fanny meaning and name origin

Fanny \f(an)-ny\ as a girl's name is pronounced FAN-ee. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fanny is "from France". Pet form of Frances, very popular in the 18th and 19th centuries. Cookbook author Fannie Farmer; author Fannie Flagg; actress Fanny Ardant.

Fanny has 9 variant forms: Fan, Fanceen, Fania, Fannee, Fanney, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie and Fantine.

For more information, see also the related name Euphemia.

Baby names that sound like Fanny are Vinny, Fauna, Fawna, Faune, Fawn, Fawnya, Fawne, Faun, Fanya, Faina, Winny, Wanna and Vanna.

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Popularity of Fanny

Fanny is a very popular first name for women (#974 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#51934 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Fanny for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Fanny with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
Popularity of name Fanny
Popularity of Fanny