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What does Fey mean?

Fey /fey/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name means "fairy". Fey is a variant transcription of Fay: late 19th-century coinage. Feye is a popular last name.


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

Fey has 2 more alternative forms via Fay: Fayanna and Feike.

Kreatif forms: Fafey, Feyfa, Feyli. [more]

How popular is Fey?

Fey is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#8294 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Fey and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Fey (unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Fae, Fay and Faye (#908 in 2014). These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.6153%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.0307%, down 95%), with the versions Fae, Fay and Faye becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fae, Fay, Faye in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Fey is alike in pronunciation to Fe. Another recommended similar baby name is Jey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fey.