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Fortune (boy)

What does Fortune mean?

Fortune Pronunciation of Fortune [for-tune] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Fortune) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Fortune is "lucky". Fortino (for-TEEN-oh) is the Latin form.

Associated with: lucky (blessed).

Variations

Fortune has 5 variants: Fortino, Fortunato, Fortunatus, Fortunio and Fortuny.

Creative forms:
(male) Fortan, Fortuan, ..

(female) Forne, Fortula, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fortune Lyam (F.L.), ..

How popular is Fortune?

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Fortunato is the only popular related form of Fortune (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Fortune was more pronounced among parents a century ago (#1914). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fortunato in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Borne, Fontaine, Fontana, Fontane, Fontayne, Fonteyne (see Fontaine), Forde, Forden, Fordon, Fortenay (see Fortney), Forteney (see Fortney), Forteny (see Fortney), Fortney, Fortny (see Fortney), Fourtney, Fraine, Frayne, Freyne, Lorne, Montane and Neptune. Like Fortune, these names are not frequently used.

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