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Gender: Female Meaning of Fauna: "the animals of a specific area" Origin of Fauna: Latin

The name Fauna is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "the animals of a specific area". Fauna and is often added to lists like Mythological Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! B/G pairs".

From the experts:

Fauna was one of the fairies who protected Disney's "Sleeping Beauty," but it's still a bit too generic to be recommended as a baby name.

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Famous People Named Fauna

Flora "Anne Fauna" Jones, British model

Pop Culture References for the name Fauna

Fauna, green fairy who gives Aurora the gift of song in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty"
Fauna, character in "Sweet Thursday" by John Steinbeck
Fauna, Roman goddess of nature and women; female equivalent of Faunus
Flora and Fauna Amor, conjoined twins in The Addams Family
Faun, German pagan-folk band

This is the feminine form of Faunus.

Fauniella, Faune, Fawna, Fauniel