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What does Nannie mean?

Nannie Pronunciation of Nannie [nan-nie] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the name Nannie means "He (God) has favored me". Nannie is a variant form of Anne (Hebrew): the English transcription of Hannah. Nannie is also a variation of Nan (Hebrew): transcription and nickname of Ann. Nannie is also used as a variation of Nancy (Hebrew).


Nannie has 9 variants: Nana, Nania, Nanna, Nanney, Nanni, Nanny, Nina, Nona and Nonie.

33 more alternative forms via Anne, Hannah, Nan, Nancy: Anni, Annice, Annie, Annis, Annise, Hanna, Hanne, Hannele, Hannie, Hanny, Nainsey, Nainsi, Nance, Nancee, Nancey, Nanci, Nancie, Nancsi, Nanelle, Nanete, Nanette, Nanice, Nanine, Nann, Nanncey, Nanncy, Nannette, Nanon, Nanor, Nansee, Nansey, Nettie and Onie.

Creative forms:
(female) Nanne, Nenie, ..

(male) Nanne, Nannic, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nannie Jamiyah (N.J.), ..

How popular is Nannie?

Nannie is a very prominent first name for females (#768 out of 4276, Top 18%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#69854 out of 150436, Top 46%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Nannie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #98 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Nannie are Hannah (#28 in 2015), Nina (#300), Annie (#323), Hanna (#523), Anne (#569), Nancy (#820), Nanny, Nona, Onie, Nonie, Nannette, Nettie, Nancie, Nan, Annis, Annice, Nana, Nancee, Nanette, Nanci and Nanna. These forms of Nannie were favored as baby names 135 years ago (usage of 3.13%) and have become significantly less common since (usage 0.73%, down 76.8%), with versions like Onie becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nannie, Anne, Annice, Annie, Annis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hanna, Hannah, Nan, Nana, Nancee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nanci, Nancie, Nancy, Nanette, Nanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nannette, Nanny, Nettie, Nina, Nona in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nonie, Onie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nannie is pronounced similarly to Nani, Nenna, Noni, Nonna, Nonnah and Nonnie. Other suggested similar names are Bennie, Binnie, Bonnie, Bunnie, Cinnie, Connie, Cynnie, Dabnie, Dafnie, Danie, Danne, Dannee, Dannia, Dennie, Dinnie, Evannie, Fancie, Fannee, Fannia, Fannie, Gennie, Hannia, Janie, Jannae, Janne, Jannice, Jannie, Jannis, Jaynie, Jeannie, Jennie, Jinnie, Jonnie, Kandie, Lanie, Lannie, Linnie, Lonnie, Luannie, Mandie, Marnie, Minnie, Monnie, Nadie, Naomi, Naomia, Naomie, Nattie, Pansie, Pennie, Randie, Rawnie, Rennie, Sandie, Sannie, Sinnie, Sunnie, Swannie, Tandie, Tawnie, Vangie, Vannie, Vinnie, Winnie, Wynnie, Yannic, Zandie, Zanne and Zannie. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nannie.

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