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What does Fifi mean?

Fifi Pronunciation of Fifi [fi-fi] 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.

1 more relation via Josephine: Fina.

Creative forms:
(female) Fifri, Frifi, ..

(male) Fidi, Fifin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fifi Melodie (F.M.), ..

How 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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only prominent related form of Fifi (not in Top 2000) is Josephine (#131 via latest list). Adoption of this form of Fifi was well-received during the years 1910-1919 (#23) and is now much diminished (#131, 78%), with Josephine becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josephine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alfi, Effi, Fei, Fiby, Fila, Filia, Filis, Fima, Fiori and Zofi. Like Fifi, these names are not commonly used.

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