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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 Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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


Bassilly Says:


It's pretty to look at (sort of), but say it outloud... FAW-NUH. Fonnuh. I prefer Flora...

Floris Says:


Sure, but Flora is the floral equivalent and people still use it... I'm not too sure about it, but I think it could work.

Zelliew Says:


Fauna is a term for animal life that you first come across in Science or Geography class

puzzlesarecool Says:


I love this name!