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pinWhat does Fifi mean?

Fifi /fi-fi/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of French and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Fifi is "Jehovah increases".

Nursery form of Josephine. In the English-spekaing world, it now has connotations of frivolity. Also the stereotypical name for a French poodle.


Fifi has 1 variant: Fifine.

Fifi has 32 more related variations via Josephine: Fina, Finetta, Finette, Guiseppina, Jo, Joette, Joey, Joline, Josana, Josanna, Josanne, Josee, Josefa, Josefena, Josefene, Josefina, Josefine, Josepha, Josephe, Josephene, Josephina, Josephyna, Josephyne, Josetta, Josette, Josey, Josiane, Josianna, Josianne, Josie, Josy and Jozsa.

Kreatif forms: Fifri, Fivia, Frifi. [more]

pinHow popular is Fifi?

Fifi is an unusual first name for women. Fifi is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Fifi and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Fifi (not in Top 1000) are Jo, Joey, Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josefine, Josephine (#147 a year ago), Josette and Josie (#254). Variants like Fina are seldom used. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3983%) and is now much less (usage 0.1777%, down 55.4%), with the versions Jo, Josefa and Josefina becoming less stylish. Josephine (#147) and Josie (#254) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list, with both names enjoying a rekindling in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jo, Joey, Josefa, Josefina, Josephine in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Josette, Josie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joline, Josefine, Josephine outside U.S.

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A recommended similar baby name is Fiby. Like Fifi, this name is not commonly used.