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Fanny Meaning


What does Fanny mean?

The name Fanny is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Fanny is "from france, free man".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "free".

Fanny is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Fa-nny.

The Given Name Fanny

Fanny is a diminutive of Frances. See Frances for further details.

Fanny is an elegant and sophisticated name.

This great little girl name has a natural grace.

Fanny is also great as a middle name.

Fanny falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Fanny Dashwood, Fanny Mendelssohn, and Fanny Price.

Fanny Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 7,153 in baby name popularity for girls with 16 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 6,605 in baby name popularity for girls with 18 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Fanny sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Fanny Name Popularity Page.

Fanny Related Names

Fanny is a diminutive of Frances.

Variants of the name Fanny include Fani, Fania, Fanni, Fannia, Fannie.

Famous Fannys

  • Fanny Dashwood ~ Sense and Sensibility character
  • Fanny Mendelssohn ~ Musician
  • Fanny Price ~ Mansfield Park character
  • Fanny Robin ~ Far From the Madding Crowd character
  • Fanny Squeers ~ Nicholas Nickleby character

Fanny Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Fanny.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Fanny are often lighthearted and keen but most of all they are read more >>

Fanny Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Fanny in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Fanny.

Just for fun, see the name Fanny in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Fanny in Nautical Flags page.