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What does Fey mean?

Fey Pronunciation of Fey [fey] as a girls' name means "fairy". Fey is a variant form of Fay: late 19th-century coinage.

Associated with: fairy.


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

1 more alternative form via Fay: Feike.

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

(male) Ffi, Ffio, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fey Raina (F.R.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Fey (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000 are Fae, Fay and Faye (#928 in recent rankings). These relations of Fey were popular 9 decades ago (average #578) and are now significantly less conventional, with versions like Faye becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 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. Other recommended names are Jey and Rey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fey.

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