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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Fanny

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Fanny in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Fanny:

  • Records indicate that 6,483 girls in the United States have been named Fanny since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1916, when 240 people in the U.S. were given the name Fanny. Those people are now 104 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Fanny

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      6 Positive Comments

  • "I absolutely LOVE fanny. Literally can't get enough of it. I wanna see more fanny! Come on fanny, come on fanny, come on fanny! Awwww yeaaaaah. I can practically taste it! Give us more fanny! We want fanny! Smother us in fanny! We just eat it up! We are totally into fanny. We wanna be up to our necks in fanny! Have a daughter and name her fanny!" Feb. 14, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "Lovely name! Georgina from The Famous Five..... Georgina's mother was called Fanny." Nov. 8, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "my kitty cats name is fanny! i love her sooooooo much." Sep. 4, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "Old, respected and aethereal name here in Finland - became hugely popular again ten years ago and has stayed on top of the charts ever since." Feb. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love havin this name, im from the uk and i love the meaning of it here. not many people get to be named after their sexual organs!" Nov. 18, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "yes people love my name it is soo popular so raise the freakin chart!!!" Mar. 8, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      4 Negative Comments

  • "My name is Lefan, but I go by Fanny. People just don't like me because of my name! My friends call my Ellen and Lefan James! :) I've started going by Fannie instead, to ease the teasing off. People don't tease me about my name because they know I will hurt them if they do, I have quite a violent reputation..." Mar. 31, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "Why do you call her Aunt Fanny? Cause we can't call her Aunt Bootie. quote ROBOTS the movie" Apr. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "ok, what would make you want to name your child fanny! it should be outlawed! i mean, seriously people, it's practically like namimg your kid butt!" Apr. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "if you're in the UK and want your child to be bullied then call your child this" Oct. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      10 Neutral Comments

  • ""User-Submitted Photos of Fanny" That sentence just made my day. Please don't call your child Fanny/ Fannie. Even if it's not slang for genitalia in your country, you're ruling out your kid ever travelling to the countries that it is." Oct. 25, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "People make fun of me in a polite way. It doesn't matter as long as you are fine with it." Apr. 26, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "it's just really funny, if your name is fanny. i mean, in the uk, but outside uk, it's really a normal name." Oct. 19, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "In Europe Fanny, which also can be short for Francesca and means "free", is just a name and right now it's popular in the Nordic countries. The name was popular in Northern Europe during the end of 19th century, around the time when a lot of Scandinavians emigrated to USA and that's probably why the name appears in the country 100 years ago." Nov. 14, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "i think if people can't spell the name right than they shouldn't say anything about it. My name is Fannie and people do talk behind my back but no one cares besides the people doing it, and it just shows they pick on other people because they are the real ones with the problem. I like my name and it was meant for me no matter how people interpret it" Mar. 7, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Fanni. I am 12 years old and i dont get teased about it yet..only sometimes. But i know that when i go to secondary school i will get teased A LOT. I begged my mom to call me Anni because its in my name she said maybe. I cant stand my name! :-/" Jan. 3, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Fanny.. I live in California and here my names means a I hate my name. I want to change it to Ever when I grow up. I think Ever is uniqe too. But I'm 15 and in high skool people ALWAYS make fun of my name :/ i get tired of it!" Aug. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "me parece un nombre de puta madre y precioso.ojala mas niņas se llamaran asi!" Sep. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well not many people that i've heard of have that name anymore.they used to spell my name with an i so it would be spelled fanni." Apr. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i know a girl named Fanny. Everyone makes fun of er behind her back because of her name. i actually think that it's a bad name because it souns like a little girl's name but imagine a grown woman named Fanny... it's ridiculous" Mar. 30, 2008: Report as inappropriate

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