email@example.com (Carol Raspler) writes:
I I don't think I've seen too many Fanny(s) being listed on the passengerFanny or Fannie is a diminutive of Frances. It was a very popular name among
non-Jews in the United States in the 19th century. Jews who adopted this name
might have used it to replace a Yiddish name starting with the F sound, likely
Feiga, Frayda, Fruma or their variants, or something completely unrelated.
Robert Israel israel@math.MyUniversitysInitials.ca
University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada