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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.

Baby names that sound like Faith are Faida, Fayda and Vita.

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Popularity of Faith

Faith is a very popular first name for women (#484 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9706 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Faith compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Faith only.


Popularity of name Faith
Popularity of Faith

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