Fanny

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) English pet form of Frances (see Franciscus) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

2) Pet form of Stefanie (see Stephania) [1] [3] [4] [6]

3) Variant spelling of Fanný [8]

Related Names

Fanni
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Fannie
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Fanny
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Fanný
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Faroese Icelandic

See also Fani

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Fannyarson Iceland

Female

Fannyardóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Fanny
Genitive: Fannys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Fanny
Genitive: Fannyn
Partitive: Fannya
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Fanny
Accusative: Fanny
Dative: Fanny
Genitive: Fannyar
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Fanny
Genitive: Fannys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Fanny
Genitive: Fannys

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

2 March

Sweden Sweden

9 February

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 2,630 people were named Fanny (percentage of first or only given name: 78 %) [10]
  • "Fanny och Alexander" is a 1982 Oscar-winning historical drama film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. The plot focuses on two siblings and their large family in Uppsala, Sweden during the first decade of the twentieth century.

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[12]
7961 10772 7961 10769 0 3
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
10809
n.a.
10809 0 0
Denmark Denmark[14]
326
n.a.
326
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
8 14
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[16]
0 3
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[17]
n.a.
n.a.
624
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Fanny (f) Sources: [12][14][17][13]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Fanny (f) Sources: [18]

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Fanny (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Fanny (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  9. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 11.3 11.4 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. 17.0 17.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  18. details see Name Statistic tables