What does Hanny mean?
Hanny \ha(n)-ny\ as a girls' name. The name Hanny means "He (God) has favored me". Hanny is a derivative of Anne (Hebrew). Hanny is also a variation of Hannah (Hebrew); biblical: mother of the prophet Samuel.
Hanny has 22 more related forms via Anne, Hannah: Ann▼, Anna, Anni, Anny, Hajna, Hanja, Hanka, Hanne, Hannele, Nan▼, Nana, Nance, Nancey, Nanci▼, Nancy▼, Nanine, Nanney, Nanni, Nannie▼, Nanny, Nanon and Nanor.
Hanny is an unusual first name for women. Hanny is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Hanny and related names. Hannah (#28 in 2014), Anna (#34), Hanna (#483), Anne (#553), Nancy (#752), Hana (#841), Ann (#945), Nannie, Nan, Nanci and Nana are the prominent variation forms of Hanny (#unlisted). This girl name was at the apex of its popularity during 1880-1889 and has become much less widespread since, with versions like Nancy, Hanna, Ann, Anne and Hana becoming somewhat outmoded. Hannah (#28) is the most chic baby name here, with this name enjoying a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Hanny is alike in pronunciation to Hania, Haniya, Hannia, Hanniya, Hannya, Hannyah and Honey. Other suggested similar baby names are Danny, Fanny▼, Janny, Lanny and Sanny. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hanny.