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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.


Variations

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

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


Popularity

Faith is a very popular first name for females (#484 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9706 out of 88799, Top 11%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Faith for girls (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Faith name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Faith and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Faith (#81), Hope (#231), Faye (#908), Fae, Esperanza, Charity and Fay. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Faith, Hope, Faye, Fae, Esperanza, Charity, Fay in U.S.

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


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Faida. This name tends to be less commonly used than Faith.

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