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 "Baby a Day".

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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Pop Culture References for the name Fauna

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!