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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.

Variations

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

Related girl names: Charity, Clemence, Esperanza, Fidelity and Hope.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Faithie, Faiti, ..

(male) Faier, Faither, ..

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)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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 #81 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Faith name in U.S.

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

Hope (#231 the previous year), Faye (#908), Esperanza (#1010), Charity (#1057), Fae, Fayth, Clemence and Fay are the prominent variation forms of Faith (#81 the previous year). These forms of Faith were at the apex of their popularity 11 years ago (median #1257) and are somewhat less common today (#1254, 35.8%), with forms like Faye becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Faith, Charity, Clemence, Esperanza, Fae in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fay, Faye, Fayth, Hope in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE FAITH

Recommended names are Cath, Eadith, Edith, Faida, Faina, Farah, Leith, Marth, Ranith and Urith. These names tend to be less frequently used than Faith.


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