Mande from Arabic
"captivating, a woman who abstains"

Fanta Origin and Meaning

The name Fanta is a girl's name meaning "captivating, a woman who abstains".

A West African version of the Arabic name Fatima, also used by diaspora communities, e.g. in France.

The name of the fruit soda brand was created by the German branch of Coca-Cola in 1940. It derives from the German word fantasie, "imagination" — when trying to come up with names, employees were told to "use their imagination."