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Gender: Female Meaning of Fania: "ring" Origin of Fania: Anglicization of Irish Fainne

The name Fania is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "ring". Fania and is often added to lists like Unique Irish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favorite!".

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Fania would make an interesting choice for a child of Irish Russian heritage, being a Celtic name with a Russian Tania-like feel.

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Famous People Named Fania

Fania Borach, birth name of Fanny Brice, American comedienne
Fania Fénelon, French singer, pianist and writer
Fania Marinoff, American actress
Fania Esiah Mindell, American feminist, activist, and theater artist
Fania Bergstein, Polish-Israeli poet

Pop Culture References for the name Fania

Fania Smolinsky from Bread Givers by Anzia Yezierska