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Gender: Male Meaning of Fane: "happy, joyous" Origin of Fane: English

The name Fane is a boy's name of English origin meaning "happy, joyous". Fane and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Happy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Gender Bender Makeover Game".

From the experts:

Fane, used as a nickname in the Middle Ages for someone with a cheerful disposition, is one of the more offbeat members of the Zane-Kane family.

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Famous People Named Fane

Fane Flaws, New Zealand singer-songwriter

Pop Culture References for the name Fane

Fane is a Romanian diminutive of Stefan, the Romanian form of Stephen, which derives from a Greek name meaning 'crown'. It may also be a medieval nickname for a happy individual. Furthermore, Fane was the surname of the Earls of Westmorland.

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