What does Faye mean?
Faye \fa-ye\ as a name for girls (also used less commonly as boys' name Faye). The meaning of the name Faye is "belief; fairy". Faye is a variant of Faith (Middle English). Faye is also a form of Fay.
Faye is a very prominent first name for females (#309 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#20912 out of 88799, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Faye for girls. Faye reached its apex rank of #162 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, and is at #908 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Faye and corresponding names. Faith (#81 in 2014), Fay and Fae are the prominent variation forms of Faye (#908 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of this girl name was at its highest during 1930-1939 and has become much less since, with the versions Fae, Fay and Faye becoming less in vogue. Faith (#81) is the most chic name for newborns among these, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)