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.
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)