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What does Faun mean?

Faun Pronunciation of Faun [faun] as a name for girls has its root in Old French, and the meaning of the name Faun is "young deer". Faun is a version of Fawn (Old French): biographer Fawn Brodie.

Associated with: young, deer.


Faun has 1 variant: Fawne.

7 more related forms via Fawn: Faina, Fanya, Fauna, Faunia, Fawna, Fawnia and Fawnya.

Creative forms:
(female) Faney, Fraun, ..

(male) Falo, Fann, ..

Middle name pairings:
Faun Malena (F.M.), ..

How popular is Faun?

Faun is an unusual first name for females. Faun is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent varying form of Faun (unlisted) ranked in the Top 2000 is Fawn. This form of Faun was at the top of its popularity 45 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fawn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Faun and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Faun is alike in pronunciation to Fan, Faune, Ffion and Fione. Other suggested similar names are Fae, Fanni, Fanny, Fara, Faren, Farin, Faryn, Fay, Faye, Fern, Fran and Shaun. These names tend to be more frequently used than Faun.

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