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Meaning and name origin

Fae \fae\ as a girl's name has the meaning "belief; fairy" and is a variant of Faith (Middle English): a virtue name meaning trust in God. Also a variant of Fay: late 19th-century coinage, influenced by the legend of King Arthur, in which Morgan le Fay, his half-sister, is a mysterious sorceress also known as "Lady of the Lake".

Fae has 5 variant forms: Faye, Fe, Fee, Fei, Fey.

Suggested similar baby names are Fan, Gae, Jae, Mae and Rae.


Fae is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2991 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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