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pinWhat does Fae mean?

Fae /fae/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name. Fae's name origin is Middle English, and the name Fae means "belief; fairy". Fae is an alternate spelling of Faith (Middle English) with the suffix -e. Fae is also a variation of Fay: late 19th-century coinage.


Fae has 5 variants: Faye, Fe, Fee, Fei and Fey.

Fae has 5 more related forms via Faith, Fay: Faithe, Fayanna, Fayth, Faythe and Feike.

Kreatif forms: Faeby, Faefi, Fifae. [more]

pinHow popular is Fae?

Fae is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2991 out of 4276, Top 70%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Fae for girls. Fae entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #743 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fae name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fae outside U.S.

Faith (#81 a year ago), Fay and Faye (#908) are the prominent alternative forms of Fae. Forms like Faythe are uncommon. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.5563%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2528%, 54.6%), with the versions Fae, Fay and Faye becoming less in vogue. Faith (#81) is the most fashionable girl name in this compilation, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Fae and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fae, Faith, Fay, Faye in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Faith, Faye outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Fan, Gae, Jae, Mae and Rae. These names tend to be less commonly used than Fae.