Meaning:from France; Free one; Crown
Fannie is a feminine name of Latin origin. A variant spelling of Fanny, this name comes from the Latin name Frances, which can translate to both “from France,” or “free one.” If you want to make sure baby always feels free to explore the world, whether through their French roots or daring, adventurous side, the name Fannie will give them plenty of encouragement. If you’ve got a love for classic cinema, this name can also connect your little one to actress and comedian Fanny Brice, whose story was famously retold in the musical and movie Funny Girl. The world has so much knowledge for baby to learn, whether you’re travelling through Europe together or binge-watching classic films. A name like Fannie may just be the inspiration they need.

Famous People Named Fannie

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Fannie Lou Hamer
    Civil Rights Activist
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