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What does Fei mean?

Fei Pronunciation of Fei [fei] as a girls' name means "fairy". Fei is a version of Fay: late 19th-century coinage.

Associated with: fairy.


Fei has 4 variants: Fae, Faye, Fee and Fey.

1 more different relation via Fay: Feike.

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

(male) Ffi, Frer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fei Roxanne (F.R.), ..

How popular is Fei?

Fei is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for all people (#39560 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Fae, Fay and Faye (#928 a year ago) are the popular varying forms of Fei (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Feike, are seldom used. These relations of Fei were at the top of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.13%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.01%, 90.7%), with versions like Fay becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Fei is alike in pronunciation to Fe. Other suggested similar names are Mei and Rei. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fei.

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