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What does Fortune mean?

Fortune Pronunciation of Fortune [for-tune] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Fortune) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Fortune is "good fate". Common in the Roman Empire. Mythology: the Roman goddess of fortune, chance, and happiness. Also a saint's name.

Associated with: good, fate (life), roman, mythology, goddess, fortune (blessed), happiness (joy), saint.


Fortune has 2 variants: Fortuna and Fortunata.

Creative forms:
(female) Fatune, Fraytune, ..

(male) Fortan, Fortuan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fortune Mackenna (F.M.), ..

How popular is Fortune?

Fortune is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3018 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Fortune has not been ranked in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fortune name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bertine, Coreene, Corene, Corenne, Corine, Corinne, Corlene, Correne, Corrine, Corryne, Cortne, Corynne, Dorene, Doriane, Dorine, Doryne (see Doreen), Fantine, Faune, Ferne, Floriane, Florine, Fontaine, Fontanne, Fortnea (see Fortney), Fortnee (see Fortney), Fortney, Fortnie, Fortny (see Fortney), Jordane, Jorene, Korine, Korinne, Korrine, Koryne, Korynne, Loraine, Lorayne, Loreene, Lorene, Lorine, Lorne, Martine, Martyne, Morene, Morgane, Morine, Norene, Norine, Norinne, Norne and Zorine. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fortune.

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