What 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 relations 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]
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. 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%, ▼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)
A recommended similar baby name is Fiby. Like Fifi, this name is not commonly used.