Slavic and Russian diminutive of Frances
"from France; free man"

Fanya Origin and Meaning

The name Fanya is girl's name of Slavic, Russian origin meaning "from France; free man".
Fanya might make an international and unusual short form for the classic Frances, or could stand as a full name on its own. Definitely classier than Tanya but with the same Eastern European flavor.

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Famous People Named Fanya

  • Fanya Anisimovna BaronRussian anarchist revolutionary
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