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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Faunce mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Faunce

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Alt. Meaning

F is for future, always looking ahead.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

N is for nifty, how neat!

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Faunce

William Faunce was a President of Brown University. William was born on January 15th, 1859 in Worcester, Massachusetts. William is also known as William Herbert Perry Faunce. He breathed his last breath on January 31st, 1930.


Marcus was born on December 5th, 1922. He breathed his last breath on June 14th, 2004.


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Daniel Faunce was a clergy. Daniel was born on January 3rd, 1829 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He died on January 3rd, 1911.


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Popularity of Faunce as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Faunce U.S.
  White 95.45% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.14% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.88% 16.26%

Of Last Name Faunce

People with the last name Faunce are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Faunce

  • How Popular is the name Faunce? As a last name Faunce was the 20,201st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Faunce first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Faunce is Friday, May 12th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Faunce? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Faunce. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Faunce: Your name in reverse order is Ecnuaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Enfuac. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Faunce? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,319 people with the last name Faunce.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Faunce? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Faunce as their last name since less than 1 person in 222k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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