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Fortney (girl)

What does Fortney mean?

Fortney Pronunciation of Fortney [fort-ney] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Fortney) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fortney is "strong". Similar to Courtney.

Associated with: strong.


Fortney has 5 variants: Fortnea, Fortnee, Fortneigh, Fortnie and Fortny.

22 more related forms via Courtney: Cordney, Cortenay, Corteney, Cortne, Cortnee, Cortney, Cortnie, Cortny, Courteney, Courtnay, Courtnee, Courtny, Kordney, Kortnay, Kortnee, Kortney, Kortni, Kortnie, Kortny, Kourtnee, Kourtney and Quartney.

Creative forms:
(female) Fortna, Fortne, ..

(male) Fortley, Fortry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fortney Mercedes (F.M.), ..

How popular is Fortney?

Fortney is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#6480 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Fortney (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Cortney, Courteney, Courtnee, Courtney (#753 a year ago), Kortney, Kortni and Kourtney (#1110). Usage of these relations of Fortney reached its most widespread 2 decades ago (usage of 1.26%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.03%, 98%), with forms such as Cortney becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cortney, Courteney, Courtnee, Courtney, Kortney in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kortni, Kourtney in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bonney, Briney, Britney, Conney, Cordey, Corey, Corley, Correy, Dorcey, Dorey, Dorsey, Dottey (see Dorothy), Fanney, Ferne, Fernley, Fernly, Florine, Fortuna, Fortune, Francey, Franky, Franny, Honey, Jorey, Korey, Korrey, Lorey, Lottey, Marney, Romney, Ronney, Toney, Torey, Torrey and Whitney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fortney.

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