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Gender: Female Meaning of Fancy: "free man" Origin of Fancy: Diminutive of Frances

The name Fancy is a girl's name meaning "free man". Fancy and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Old fashioned nickname that some girls just might be able to pull off. You'd just have to be sure your little Fancy was one of them.

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Famous People Named Fancy

Fancy, German disco singer (male)

Pop Culture References for the name Fancy

'Fancy,' Bobbie Gentry song about a girl named Fancy who becomes a prostitute to escape poverty, later covered by Reba McEntire
"Fancy," song by Iggy Azalea
Fancy Lopez-Fitzgerald, character on soap opera "Passions"
Francesca "Fancy" Monroe, character on TV's "The Jamie Foxx Show"
Fancy Lala, character in anime series of the same name
'Now what might be your name?'
'I'm Fancy,' Fancy murmured.
'Damned right you are, but what's your name?'
Fancy Williamson Brantley, character from A woman called Fancy, by Frank Yerby
Fancy Herbert, sister of Beauty, Mim, Stevie, and Autumn in The Missing Girl by Norma Fox Mazer
Fancy Day, heroine of Thomas Hardy's first "Wessex" novel , Under the Greenwood Tree