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What does Nanney mean?

Nanney Pronunciation of Nanney [nan-ney] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and Nanney means "He (God) has favored me". Nanney is an alternate spelling of Hannah (Hebrew): version of Ann.


Nanney has 2 variants: Nannie and Nanny.

7 more alternative forms via Hannah: Anne, Hanna, Hanne, Hannele, Hannie, Hanny and Nan.

Creative forms:
(female) Nazney, ..

(male) Nanne, Nanno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nanney Krista (N.K.), ..

How popular is Nanney?

Nanney is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#12549 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Hannah (#28 last year), Hanna (#523), Anne (#569), Nanny, Nan and Nannie are the popular variation forms of Nanney (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Hanne, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Nanney was widespread among parents in 1998 (usage of 2%) and is now much less (usage 0.6%, 71% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anne, Hanna, Hannah, Nan, Nannie, Nanny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hanna, Hannah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nanney is alike in pronunciation to Nana, Nani, Nania, Nanna, Nanni, Neneh, Nenna, Nonie, Nonna, Nonnah and Nonnie. Other recommended names are Bonney, Conney, Dabney, Daney, Danne, Dannee, Danney, Danny, Fancey, Fannee, Fanney, Fanny, Janey, Janne, Jannel, Jannet, Janney, Janny, Jenney, Lainey, Laney, Lanny, Layney, Marney, Nainsey, Nance, Nancee, Nancey, Nancy, Nanine, Nann, Nanncey, Nanncy, Nansee, Nansey, Pansey, Penney, Rainey, Rayney, Ronney, Sanny, Taney, Tansey, Tanzey, Tawney, Yancey and Zanne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nanney.

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