Fanny Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Frances:
French feminine form of Franceis (a Frank, from the Frankish Empire).
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Fanny is American slang for bottom, and British slang for vagina, so the teasing potential of this name in both countries is very high.
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Fanny Dashwood, a character in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility
Fanny, sister of Jo and Bessie in Enid Blyton's "The Magic Faraway Tree". In the most recent reprint her name was changed to Frannie.
Fanny Bright from the song Jingle Bells