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Fannie

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 560 560 0 #49 girl name
1881 565 565 0 #47 girl name
1882 650 650 0 #47 girl name
1883 696 696 0 #47 girl name
1884 743 738 5 #50 girl name
1885 783 783 0 #48 girl name
1886 837 837 0 #48 girl name
1887 798 798 0 #52 girl name
1888 998 991 7 #50 girl name
1889 916 909 7 #53 girl name
1890 1,005 1,005 0 #52 girl name
1891 916 916 0 #57 girl name
1892 1,031 1,031 0 #57 girl name
1893 1,003 1,003 0 #61 girl name
1894 1,008 1,003 5 #63 girl name
1895 1,012 1,012 0 #62 girl name
1896 1,001 1,001 0 #65 girl name
1897 961 956 5 #66 girl name
1898 1,085 1,085 0 #62 girl name
1899 897 886 11 #68 girl name
1900 1,242 1,237 5 #63 girl name
1901 873 873 0 #72 girl name
1902 983 971 12 #72 girl name
1903 1,022 1,016 6 #65 girl name
1904 964 964 0 #74 girl name
1905 1,085 1,085 0 #68 girl name
1906 955 955 0 #76 girl name
1907 1,089 1,089 0 #74 girl name
1908 1,085 1,085 0 #76 girl name
1909 1,077 1,071 6 #79 girl name
1910 1,245 1,237 8 #78 girl name
1911 1,107 1,100 7 #88 girl name
1912 1,434 1,425 9 #87 girl name
1913 1,488 1,488 0 #91 girl name
1914 1,623 1,616 7 #99 girl name
1915 1,937 1,927 10
1916 1,896 1,883 13
1917 1,969 1,961 8
1918 2,027 2,014 13
1919 1,989 1,981 8
1920 1,986 1,979 7
1921 1,897 1,891 6
1922 1,876 1,867 9
1923 1,787 1,776 11
1924 1,721 1,710 11
1925 1,660 1,655 5
1926 1,580 1,570 10
1927 1,462 1,448 14
1928 1,374 1,361 13
1929 1,205 1,198 7
1930 1,239 1,227 12
1931 1,100 1,091 9
1932 1,186 1,176 10
1933 1,034 1,025 9
1934 965 957 8
1935 879 871 8
1936 825 815 10
1937 857 849 8
1938 810 803 7
1939 743 736 7
1940 760 751 9
1941 730 724 6
1942 776 766 10
1943 693 693 0
1944 649 643 6
1945 585 585 0
1946 608 603 5
1947 594 594 0
1948 568 568 0
1949 544 544 0
1950 534 534 0
1951 453 453 0
1952 411 411 0
1953 433 433 0
1954 384 384 0
1955 342 342 0
1956 320 320 0
1957 295 295 0
1958 248 248 0
1959 252 252 0
1960 231 231 0
1961 206 206 0
1962 171 171 0
1963 200 200 0
1964 161 161 0
1965 136 136 0
1966 126 126 0
1967 121 121 0
1968 95 95 0
1969 99 99 0
1970 99 99 0
1971 110 110 0
1972 95 95 0
1973 77 77 0
1974 78 78 0
1975 87 87 0
1976 82 82 0
1977 91 91 0
1978 64 64 0
1979 79 79 0
1980 71 71 0
1981 64 64 0
1982 60 60 0
1983 56 56 0
1984 66 66 0
1985 54 54 0
1986 57 57 0
1987 58 58 0
1988 66 66 0
1989 74 74 0
1990 56 56 0
1991 59 59 0
1992 53 53 0
1993 68 68 0
1994 51 51 0
1995 56 56 0
1996 33 33 0
1997 49 49 0
1998 46 46 0
1999 44 44 0
2000 43 43 0
2001 45 45 0
2002 40 40 0
2003 34 34 0
2004 50 50 0
2005 41 41 0
2006 38 38 0
2007 48 48 0
2008 50 50 0
2009 48 48 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 41 41 0
2012 36 36 0
2013 46 46 0
2014 41 41 0
2015 48 48 0

Fun Facts about the name Fannie

  • How many people with the first name Fannie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 85,155 babies born with the first name Fannie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Fannie to occupy the territory of Isle of Man (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 84,497 (as of March 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Fannie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 560 new born babies.
  • When was Fannie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Fannie is Monday, April 2nd, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Fannie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Fannie was in 1918 with a total of 2,014 babies. That's a lot of babies named Fannie!
  • Random Fannie Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Fannie ranks 77th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 63 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Fannie: Your name in reverse order is Einnaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anienf. How do you pronounce that?

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Popularity of Fannie as a first name

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Popularity of Fannie as a last name

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Common last names for Fannie

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  • Thomas
  • Taylor
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  • White
  • Robinson
  • Cohen
  • Walker
  • Martin
  • Hall
  • Thompson

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Fannie" mean? The list below shows the origins of Fannie as well as things modernly associated with the name Fannie such as celebrities named Fannie.

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Origin and Meaning of Fannie

The name "Fannie" is of American origin, and it means "Diminutive form of Frances". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A diminutive of Frances, also used as a formal female given name.

Notable Persons With the Name Fannie

Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer was an influential somebody. Fannie was given the name Fannie Lou Townsend on October 6th, 1917 in Montgomery County, Mississippi. She passed away on March 14th, 1977.

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Fannie Flagg

Fannie Flagg is a notable individual. She has been prominent since 1966. Fannie was given the name Patricia Neal by her parents Maiden and married names on September 21st, 1944 in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

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Blaze Starr

Blaze Starr was a stripper, american burlesque star, nude model, actress, gemologist, american burlesque, and gemology. Blaze was given the name Fannie Belle Fleming on April 10th, 1932 in Wayne County, West Virginia, U.S. She left this life on June 15th, 2015.

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Fannie Farmer

Fannie Farmer was a famous somebody. Fannie was given the name Fannie Merritt Farmer on March 23rd, 1857 in Boston. She left this life on January 15th, 1915.

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Fannie Hurst

Fannie Hurst was a novelist. Fannie was born on October 19th, 1885 in Hamilton, Ohio. She breathed her last breath on February 23rd, 1968.

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Fannie Porter

Fannie Porter was a brothel and boarding house owner. Fannie was born on February 12th, 1873 in England. She passed away on January 1st, 1940.

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  • Fannie Kauffman
    (actor)
  • Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler
    (musician)
  • Fannie Charles Dillon
    (influential human)
  • Fannie Sperry Steele
    (important human)
  • Fannie Emma Pennington
    (activist)
  • Fannie Salter
    (famous person)

What does the name Fannie mean?

Fis for future, always looking ahead.

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Nis for natural, the genuine side of you.

Nis for normal, step outside of the box!

Iis for immense, are your great qualities

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

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