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What does Fe mean?

Fe Pronunciation of Fe [fe] as a name for girls has its root in Middle English, and the name Fe means "belief". Fe is an alternate spelling of Faith (Middle English).

Associated with: belief (hope).


Fe has 3 variants: Fae, Fay and Faye.

Creative forms:
(female) Ffi, Fie, ..

(male) Fer, Ffi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fe Taelyn (F.T.), ..

How popular is Fe?

Fe is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2990 out of 4276, Top 70%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#140756 out of 150436, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Faith (#91 via latest list), Faye (#928), Fay and Fae are the prominent variation forms of Fe (unlisted). These relations of Fe were favored as birth names a decade ago (average #1395) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1254, 45%), with forms like Fay becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fae, Faith, Fay, Faye in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Fe is pronounced similarly to Fee, Fei and Fey. Other suggested similar names are Ade, Ag, Al, Ame, Ase, Ave, Bea, Bee, Bep, Bev, Bo, Cee, Coe, Cy, De-, Dea, Dee, Del, Di, Doe, Ede, El, Em, Eve, Fan, Febe, Fern, Flo, Fred, GG, Gae, Gem, Hy, Ib, Io, Jae, Je-, Jen, Jey, Jo, KC, Lea, Lee, Mae, Mea, Meg, Mei, Mel, Mo, Nea, Nel, Noe, Peg, Pen, Pet, Rae, Rea, Ree, Rei, Rey, Rie, Rue, Rye, Su, Sue, Te-, Tea, To, Ute, Vi, Zea and Zoe. These names tend to be less frequently used than Fe.

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