Given Name FANCY

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: FANT-see  [details]

Meaning & History

From the English word fancy which means either "like, love, inclination" or "ornamental". It is derived from Middle English fantasie, which comes (via Norman French and Latin) from Greek φαινω (phaino) "to show, to appear".

Categories

English verbs, love, Thomas Hardy characters, word names, Y vowels
Entry updated December 8, 2017