What does Fane mean?
Fane /fane/ [1 syll.] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Fane is "happy, joyous". Fane is an alternate form of Faine (Old English): Fane is a Welsh form. Compare surname Fine.
Fane has 1 variant: Fain.Kreatif forms: Farne, Fene, Fyne. [more]
How popular is Fane?
Fane is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#23350 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Fane for boys. Fane has not been recorded in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Fane is alike in pronunciation to Fenn, Fin, Finn▲ and Fynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Bane, Dane▲, Fabe, Faye, Kane▲, Lane▲, Rane, Vane and Zane▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fane.