What does Fae mean?
Fae /fae/ 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.
(female) Fale, Ffi, ..
(male) Fal, Fi, ..
How 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. Demographics)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Fae for girls. Fae reached its highest position of #836 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Faith (#81 a year ago), Fay, Faye (#908) and Fayth are the prominent alternative forms of Fae. Other forms, like Faythe, are uncommon. These forms of Fae reached the top of their popularity a decade ago (adoption of 0.5%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.3%, ▼38%), with versions like Fay becoming less in vogue.