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What does Fauna mean?

Fauna Pronunciation of Fauna [fau-na] as a girls' name. In Roman mythology, the goddess of nature and animals, who was famous for her chastity.

Associated with: roman, mythology, goddess, nature.


Fauna has 4 variants: Faune, Fauniel, Fauniella and Fawna.

Related girl name: Fawn.

Creative forms:
(female) Faura, Fausna, ..

(male) Fauian, Faunan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fauna Daleyza (F.D.), ..

How popular is Fauna?

Fauna is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Fauna is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Fawn is the only prominent varying form of Fauna (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Fauna was at its highest 45 years ago (#941). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Fauna is alike in pronunciation to Faina, Fania, Fannee, Fanney, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie, Fanny, Fanya, Faunia, Fawnia, Fawnya, Fayanna, Fenia, Fenya, Ffiona, Ffyona, Fina, Fiona, Fionna and Fyona. Other recommended names are Aruna, Carna, Daena, Dahna, Daina, Danna, Dawna, Eanna, Fabia, Fadia, Fan, Fara, Farra, Fatma, Faun, Fausta, Fawne, Fayda, Ferna, Flana, Flanna, Fruma, Gayna, Hajna, Hamna, Hana, Hanna, Iana, Iduna, Jaina, Janna, Jayna, Kiauna, Laina, Lana, Luna, Marna, Nana, Nanna, Ranna, Rayna, Sana, Shauna, Tahna, Taina, Tana, Tawna, Vana, Vanna, Warna, Yana, Zahna, Zaina and Zanna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fauna.

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