Fanny Mendelssohn, 19th c. composer
Fanny Crosby, also known as Fanny van Alstyne (1820-1915), blind prolific composer of more 8,000 hymns
Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch athlete
First Australian female to win a swimming olympic gold medal Sarah :"Fanny" Durack
Fanny Flag, female comedian
Fanny, the female lead in JaneAusten's "MansfieldPark"
The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as FannieMae
Fanny "Fan" Keith, younger sister of MillieKeith in the book series "A Life of Faith"
Fanny Hill, fictional heroine of her own letters to a friend, "describing her sexual experiences in chaste language in pornographic tour de force subject of many legal trials since its publication" (1748)
Fanny Price, character in Of Human Bondage (1915) by W. Somerset Maugham; art student and eventual suicide with false faith in her own genius