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