Name Fanny - meaning, origin, popularity 

Fanny name meaning

Gender: Girl
Origin: Italian, Greek and Old Greek
Usage: English, French, Icelandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Fanny f(an)-ny
Meaning: Free, Frenchwoman, Favourable Speech, Little Frenchman and Crowning
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What does Fanny mean?

Darling and Perennial girl name Fanny is used in Danish, French, English, Swedish, Finnish, Icelandic and Norwegian, meaning of Fanny is "Free, Little Frenchwoman, Favourable Speech, Something Like: Little French / Franconian or Crowning" is rooted from Italian, Old Greek and Greek. Fanny is version of lofty and biblical Stefanie. Stefanie is form of renowned and conifer Stephanie. Stefanie is German form of Stéphanie. Meaning of Stefanie is The Crowned, The Crowned and Crown has origin in Old Greek. Fanny is short form of Franziska. Franziska is version of illustrous, eternal and modish Frances. Franziska is a feminine variant of Francis. Franziska is German cognate of Francisca. Franziska means Little Frenchman, Little Frenchman / Franke and Little Frenchwoman is of Italian and Latin origin. Fanny is shortened form of Stephanie. Stephanie is English and German cognate of Stéphanie. Stephanie means Crown, Crowned in Victory and Victorious is originated from Old Greek. Fanny is short of Euphemia. Euphemia is equivalent of The Greek Name Ευφημια = to Speak Well in Latin language. Meaning of Euphemia is Sweet Spoken, Eu Which Means Good Well and Of Good Repute is originated from Old Greek. Fanny is English form of Frances. Also Fanny is Swedish, Norwegian and Danish form of Fanný. It is celebrated on December 26th.

How do I pronounce Fanny?

You can pronounce the two syllabled name Fanny as f(an)-ny.

Variants of Fanny

Fanelia, Stefanie, Stephanos, Stephanus, Stephanie, Stéphanie, Frances, Fanný, Francisca, Fan, Fanchette, Franci, Franceen

Names that rhyme with Fanny

How popular is the name Fanny?

Fanny was a popular name in France. Over 79948 babies have been named Fanny since 1900. When at its peak in 1992, 3307 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 27th position. However after 119 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 50 baby names 24 times Fanny used to be a common name in United States, first appeared in 1880 and over 9502 babies have been given the name in 139 years. At its zenith in 1880,. However after 139 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Moreover, the moniker has been to Also, In Sweden, Fanny was once a common name since emerging in 1998 it has been given to over 2343 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 1998,. After 8 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, A common name in Belgium with over 1581 new-borns have been given the name since 1995. When at the peak of its usage in 1996, it ranked 68th when 146 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Fanny is a familiar baby name in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names. In 2004, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 124 on girl names chart when 57 babies were given the name Fanny. Over 569 people have been named Fanny in Switzerland. But Fanny is a popular baby name in Colombia where every 1 in 700 have the name as well as in, Ecuador, Venezuela, Malawi, DR Congo, Congo, Indonesia, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Rwanda, Bolivia, Zambia, Chile, Honduras, Dominican Republic and Madagascar. As per our evaluation, over 490000 babies have been bestowed Fanny around the globe.

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What numbers say about Fanny?

You believe that all living beings on this earth were born to enjoy and not kill ourselves from work to survive. You can become a great leader if you want. The question is how do you want to succeed in life? When it comes to relationships, you hate monogamy and easily fall in and out of love. You never get too obsessed with a person because you know that everything in life is temporary, especially relationships.

Other names similar to Fanny, for name hunters

  •  Eleonora - Largely used in Norwegian, Faroese and Finnish persistent and acclaimed, Eleonora is used as a girl name. Its origin is in Germanic, Old Greek and Old Provençal, meaning of Eleonora is "Shining, Strange or Foreign"
  •  Pollok - Pollok's meaning is Very Sweet and Crown aimed at baby boys is originated from Old Greek and English. Pollok is resultant of Pollux.
  •  Phemie means Good Repute, Sweet Spoken and Sweetly-Spoken Well-Spoken Well-Regarded is rooted from Old Greek used as a girl name is used in English and Scottish. Phemie is diminutive of Euphemia.
  •  Pancratius - Boy name Pancratius is used substantially in Swedish is of Greek origin. Pancratius is Latin form of The Greek Name Πανκρατιος
  •  Timea - Unfamiliar Timea came from Old Greek and Greek is a girl name, meaning of Timea is "Sweet-Natured or Mind" is used in Hungarian
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Famous people named Fanny

  • Fanny Mendelssohn, She composed over 460 pieces of music
  • Fanny Kemble, notable British actress
  • Fanny Adams, young English girl
  • Fanny Lewald, German author
  • Fanny Alger, early plural marriage or simply a sexual indiscretion
  • Fanny Elssler, Austrian ballerina of the Romantic Period
  • Fanny von Starhemberg, Austrian politician of the Christian Social Party
  • Fanny Heldy, lyric soprano opera singer
  • Fanny Chamberlain, wife of Joshua Chamberlain
  • Fanny von Arnstein, leader of society in Vienna
  • Fanny Deakin, politician
  • Fanny Sundström, teacher
  • Fanny Waterman, piano teacher, and the founder
  • Fanny Garrison Villard, women's suffrage campaigner and a co-founder of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  • Fanny Duberly, English soldier’s wife
  • Fanny Churberg, Finnish landscape painter
  • Fanny Furner, activist
  • Fanny Parnell, Irish poet, Irish Nationalist
  • Fanny Davies, British pianist
  • Fanny Imlay, daughter, born out of wedlock
  • Fanny Sunesson, retired professional golf caddie
  • Fanny Truchelut, is part owner of a bed-and-breakfast type of hostel
  • Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch track and field athlete
  • Fanny Ardant, French actress
  • Fanny Cradock, English restaurant critic
  • Fanny Howe, American poet, novelist, and short story writer
  • Fanny, American all-female band
  • Fanny Kaplan, member of the Socialist Revolutionary Party
  • Fanny Brice, American illustrated song model, comedienne, singer
  • Fanny Crosby, American mission worker, poet, lyricist
  • Fanny Létourneau, Canadian former synchronized swimmer and Olympian
  • Fanny Davenport, Anglo-American stage actress
  • Fanny Cochrane Smith, Aboriginal Tasmanian, born in December 1834
  • Fanny Cerrito, Italian ballet dancer and choreographer
  • Fanny Law, former high-ranking civil servant of Hong Kong
  • Fanny Durack, Australian competition swimmer
  • Fanny Cano, well-known Mexican actress and producer
  • Fanny Jackson Coppin, African-American educator and missionary and a lifelong advocate for female higher education
  • Fanny Cornforth, Englishwoman
  • Fanny Stevenson, American magazine writer
  • Fanny Allen, first New England woman to become a Catholic nun
  • Fanny Mikey, Argentine-born Colombian actress
  • Fanny Parkes, travel writer from Wales
  • Fanny Rinne, field hockey midfielder from Germany
  • Fanny Bullock Workman, American geographer, cartographer, explorer
  • Fanny Fitzwilliam, British actor
  • Fanny Holland, English singer and comic actress primarily known as the creator of principal soprano roles
  • Fanny Fern, American novelist, children's writer, humorist
  • Fanny Carrión de Fierro, Ecuadorian poet, literary critic
  • Fanny Cogan, stage and film actress of the silent movie era
  • Fanny Staffa in Die Boxerin as Actress
  • Fanny Magier in Fascination as Actress
  • Fanny Schiller in Las abandonadas as Actress
  • Fanny Gautier in Abre los ojos as Actress
  • Fanny Carby in The Elephant Man as Actress
  • Fanny Lauzier in La grenouille et la baleine as Actress
  • Fanny Bernth in Falkehjerte as Actress
  • Fanny Krausz in Schluß! Aus! Amen! as Actress
  • Fanny Bastien portrayed the vital role of Doaiva in 1993 action and adventure flick The last border - viimeisellä rajalla.
  • In 1931, Fanny Clair played the role of Jeanne in comedy movie Magie moderne.
  • Fanny Cottençon, from 1987 action and crime film Poussière d'ange, who characterized Martine.
  • Fanny Fan portrayed significant character of N in 1966 action, adventure movie Jin pu sa.
  • In 2005, Fanny Hanciaux characterized the role of Gianna in drama movie Miss Montigny.
  • Fanny Lubitsch, from 2018 drama film Le'at Yoter - Voice Over, who characterized the N.
  • Fanny Mallette, from 2011 drama flick En terrains connus, who played Maryse.
  • Fanny Midgley, from 1925 action and comedy movie Some Pun'kins, who played the Ma Blossom.
  • Fanny Navarro portrayed the leading role of N in 1949 comedy, musical film Mujeres que bailan.
  • In 1912 drama flick, Strandingen i Vesterhavet, Fanny Petersen characterized Magda.
  • Fanny Stockbridge, from 1921 drama movie The Old Nest, who characterized the Hannah.
  • In 1916 drama, romance movie, Temptation's Hour, Fanny Tittell-Brune played N.
  • Fanny Valette played central role of Vanessa in 2017 romance flick Passade.
  • Fanny Warren, from 1927 action and drama film The Fighting Three, who played Widow.
  • In 1980 action and comedy flick, Shen bu you ji, Fanny Wang characterized Wen Yuet-Yi.
  • In 2010, Fanny Gonin characterized the role of Fanny in drama film Chantrapas.
  • In 1909 flick, I tre moschettieri, Fanny Deslisles characterized N.
  • In 1913 drama flick, Beasts of the Jungle, Fanny Simpson played Winnie's Mother.
  • In 2010, Fanny Serrano played the role of Roselo in drama film Tarima.
  • In 2009 comedy film, Krazy Crazy Krezy..., Fanny Fadillah played N.
  • Fanny Fischer portrayed the small character of N in 1944 flick Hollywood es así.

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