What does Faith mean?
Faith [faith] as a girls' name is pronounced fayth. It is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Faith is "belief". A virtue name meaning trust in God. The name was used in the 16th century, and was very popular among the Puritans of the 17th. Actress Faith Prince; singer Faith Hill.
(female) Faithie, Faiti, ..
(male) Faier, Faither, .. Middle name pairings:
Faith Nori (F.N.), ..
How popular is Faith?
Faith is a very prominent first name for women (#484 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#8386 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Faith for girls. Faith reached its apex rank of #48 in the U.S. in 2002, and is at #91 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Hope (#231 the previous year), Esperanza (#926), Faye (#928), Charity (#1218), Fae, Fayth, Clemence and Fay are the prominent variation forms of Faith (#91 the previous year). These forms of Faith were at the apex of their popularity 12 years ago (median #1257) and are somewhat less common today (#1266, ▼40.8%), with forms like Faye becoming somewhat dated.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Cath, Eadith, Edith▼, Faida, Faina, Farah, Leith, Marth, Ranith and Urith. These names tend to be less frequently used than Faith.See names in meaning and etymology.