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What does Fayette mean?

Fayette Pronunciation of Fayette [fayette] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Fayette) is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Fayette is "little fairy".

Associated with: little, fairy.


Fayette has 1 variant: Fayetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Faette, Falette, ..

(male) Fayeter, Fayetney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fayette Jamila (F.J.), ..

How popular is Fayette?

Fayette is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#35387 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only popular variation form of Fayette (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Fayetta. Adoption of this form of Fayette was widespread in the 1930s (#1563). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fayetta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fayette and related baby names outside U.S.