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American Names Starting with F

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Fannie is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Fannie is ‘free’. It is a diminutive version of the names Stefanie and Frances, which are of Greek and Germanic origin. It is a common given name. A well-known personality with the name is Fannie Flag, an American actress, and comedian, and an author.

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Fanny is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Fanny is ‘free’. It is a diminutive version of the names Stefanie and Frances, which are of Greek and Germanic origin. It is a common given name. A well-known personality with the name is Fanny Ardant, a French actress

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Feather is a name with American origins, often a play on the name 'Heather'. Feathers are found on birds and are essential in helping them to fly. They are known for being especially light. As they are associated with birds, feathers often symbolise freedom and breaking free. Feather can also be seen as a name that evokes thoughts of nature and the outdoors. The name Feather also has biblical significance as feathers are associated with angels and can represent spiritualism and purity. Famous feathers include Feather McCarthy, who starred in the TV horror 'Scream Queens'.

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Ferlin is of American origin. It is traditionally a boy's name. The meaning of Ferlin is a ‘man from the country’. It has an Arabic origin, where it means ‘fabulous’. It is, however, a created name with no specific etymology or history as a given name or surname. It is not commonly used as a given name or surname. A well-known personality with the name is Ferlin Husky, an American country singer.

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Finnea is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Finnea is ‘wood of the Ford’. It is a variant of the name, Finn. The male counterpart of the name is Finneas. It is, however, a created name with no specific etymology or history as a given name or surname. It is not commonly used as a given name or surname.

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Finnick is of American origin. It is traditionally a boy's name. The meaning of Finnick is a ‘farm’. It is a created name with no specific etymology or history as a given name or surname. It is not commonly used as a given name or surname.

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The name Flash is of American origin and the meaning of Flash is ‘bright or sudden light’. The name is, however, a topographical name from Middle English ‘flasshe’ meaning ‘pool’, or ‘marsh’. The name is derived from Old Danish word ‘flask’ meaning ‘swamp, swampy grassland, and shallow water’. The name Flash is possibly an Americanized spelling of German Flasch. Some common variants of the name Flash are Flasha, Flashia, Flis, and Floss. As a surname Flash was first recorded in Huntingdon.

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Florissa is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Florissa is ‘like a flower’ if one considers it to be derived from the word Flora which is of Latin origin. A well-known personality with the name is Florissa May (her pen name), a British Mills and Boon author.

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Forever is a feminine name of American origin. Forever is mostly used as a nickname or a first name in the United States. The meaning of Forever is 'never-ending' or 'eternal and everlasting' in English. Forever is used as a brand name by many companies such as 'Forever 21'. 'Forever' is also the name of an American independent movie directed by Tatia Pilieva.

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Franchesca is of American origin. It is traditionally a girl's name. The meaning of Franchesca is ‘spear’ or ‘French person’. It is possibly a variation of the name Francesca, which is derived from its male counterpart, Francis or Franciscus, which is derived from the Medieval Latin word ‘Francus / Franciscus’, which means ‘belonging to the people of the Franks (now the French)’. The Latin word is further derived from the Germanic words ‘frankô / franka’, which means ‘spear, javelin’. A well-known personality with the name is Franchesca Ramsey, an American YouTuber, and comedian.

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Frankie is often used as a nickname for Frank or Frances. These names come from the root name Francis, which in turn was derived from the Late Latin ‘Franciscus’, which was used to signify that the French were ‘free’. Therefore the meaning of Franki is ‘a free man’ or ‘Frenchman’. It is said that the Franks were an ancient tribe from Germany, who travelled and settled down in France. The root name Francis is said to have been popularized by Saint Francis of Assisi, who was born with the name Giovanni di Pietro di Bernardone. Giovanni’s father was a wealthy Italian businessman who often visited France and loved their people and culture. Though his wealth meant that he had a pleasant childhood, St Francis gave up his luxuries and decided to work and try to help the sick and poor people. He later got associated with the patronage of the environment and the animals, and also became the patron saint of Italy. It is said that Saint Francis arranged the first-ever live Christmas nativity scene.

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The name Freddie is a nickname or a variant of the name Frederick. Frederick comes from its German elements ‘fridu’ meaning ‘peace’, ‘harmony’ or ‘tranquillity’ and ‘ric’, translating to ‘power’, ‘rule’ or ‘king’. Thus, the meaning of Freddie is ‘a peaceful king’. Frederick has been a name commonly used by the nobles and royals in European history, such as by Frederick the Great, who ruled over Prussia for 46 years. Freddie is also a shorter version of the name Alfred. The superstar singer Freddie Mercury was the lead vocalist in the best-selling rock band 'Queen'. They are one of the most successful bands of all time; their album 'Greatest Hits' is the best-selling album of all time in the United Kingdom and was certified nine times platinum in the United States.

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Freedom is a multicultural name. It is gender-neutral and of American origin. Freedom is used as a first name mostly in the United States. The meaning of Freedom is 'not in captivity' or 'liberty, independence' in American English. Frederick B. Williams, known as Freedom Williams, is a rapper, singer, and songwriter from the United States.

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The meaning of Freeya is 'woman', 'noble woman' and it of American origin. Another origin is from the Old Norse name, Freyja which means 'lady' and 'respectable woman'. In Norse mythology, a variation of this name, Freya, was the goddess of love, fertility and beauty. It is traditionally a name that is given to baby girls.

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Friday is a gender-neutral name of American origin. It is a multicultural name and can be found in many different countries and cultures including the American, Roman, African, and French cultures. The meaning of Friday is 'day of Frigga' in American English. Frigga is the name of the Norse goddess of married love. She was the wife of Odin. Friday also means 'born on Friday' in many cultures. Friday is the name of a character in the novel 'Robinson Crusoe' by Daniel Defoe. Friday is also the name of the artificial intelligence system used in the 'Iron Man' franchise. Friday Kasteni is a professional cricket player from Zimbabwe.

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Frisco is of American origin. It is traditionally a boy's name. The meaning of Frisco is ‘free’ if one considers it to be of Spanish origin as well. Frisco is a British rapper.

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