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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Alt. Meaning

F is for fickle, you can change your mind!

A is for artistic, adding beauty to the world

N is for neighborly, friendly to all acquaintances

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Notable Persons Named Fanie

Fanie de Villiers is a cricketer. Fanie was born on October 13th, 1964 in Vereeniging, Transvaal Province, South Africa.


Fanie de Jager is a classical music and opera singer and singing. He was most active from 1970 to present. Fanie was born on April 8th, 1949 in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal.


Fanie was born on February 25th, 1986 in South Africa.


Fanie Eloff was a in the field of sculpture. Fanie was given the name Stephanus Johannes Paulus Eloff on October 7th, 1885 in Pretoria. Fanie is also known as Eloff and Stephanus Johannes Paulus (full name). He left this life on November 20th, 1947.




Fun Facts about the name Fanie

  • How Popular is the name Fanie? Fanie is the 55,198th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Fanie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30 babies born with the first name Fanie in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fanie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Fanie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fanie is Friday, February 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Fanie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fanie was in 1916 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Fanie: Your name in reverse order is Einaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Afnie. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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