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Meaning and name origin

Faye \fa-ye\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Faye), has the meaning "belief; fairy" and is a variant of Faith (Middle English): a virtue name meaning trust in God. Also a variant of Fay: late 19th-century coinage, influenced by the legend of King Arthur, in which Morgan le Fay, his half-sister, is a mysterious sorceress also known as "Lady of the Lake".

Faye has 5 variant forms: Fae, Fe, Fee, Fei, Fey.

Suggested similar baby names are Caye, Gaye, Jaye, Kaye, Maye and Raye.


Faye is a very popular first name for females (#309 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#20912 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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