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Faith meaning and name origin

Faith \fa(i)-th\ as a girl's 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.

Faith has 7 variant forms: Fae, Faithe, Fay, Faye, Fayth, Faythe and Fe.

For more information, see also related names Charity, Clemence, Esperanza, Fidelity and Hope.

A suggested similar baby name is Faida.

View a list of the 12 names that reference Faith.


Popularity of Faith

Faith is a very popular first name for females (#484 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9706 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Faith name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Faith with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Faith name in U.S.
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