Fairy Names

Fairy names and what they mean, for fairy, faerie for women. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak in the year 2001 (usage of 0.2218%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1098%, down 50.5%), with names such as Carissa, Cindy, Shayla, Shea and Una becoming somewhat outmoded. Aurora (#116) is the most fashionable baby name in this list, and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for this name.


Aurora - Una

Page 1/1 of 13 Fairy names.

Aurora 1 .. .. versions of the fairy tale Sleeping .. Rora and Zorica are more unusual as versions of Aurora. [Aurea, Rora, .. 5 more]

Carissa 2 .. .. his epic 1590 poem "The Faerie Queene". Unconventional. Compare Carissa, Carrissa, etc., and popular last names Latessa (top 36%), Panessa (93%), which also end with -ssa. [Caresa, Caressa, .. 8 more]

Charis 3 .. .. his poem "The Faerie Queene" 16th .. Charisse (top 36%), Karissa (37%), Cherise (41%), Charissa (42%) and Charise (64%) are commonplace as first names. [Caressa, Charish, Charisha, Cherise, .. 23 more]

Cinderella 4 .. .. name from the fairy tale, derived .. Uncommon. Compare Cinderella, and common surnames Picarella (upper 51%), Colatrella (82%), with the -ella suffix. [Cendrillon, Cindie, Cindy, Ella, .. 1 more]

Cindy 5 .. .. of the unrelated fairy tale heroine's .. Ranked in Top 1000. [Cinda, Cindal, Cindee, Cindel, Cindell, Cindia, .. 16 more]

Claribel 6 .. .. his poem "The Faerie Queene" in .. Not in Top 1000. [Klarybel]

Clarinda 7 .. .. used in Spenser's "The Faerie Queene" (1596) .. Unconventional. Compare Clarinda, Clorinda, and popular last names Faranda (upper 34%), Brinda (57%), which also end with -nda. [Clorinda]

Cliona 8 .. .. she becomes a fairy queen, honored .. Unconventional. Compare Cleona, var., and popular last names Cling (upper 60%), Cloonan (17%), which also begin with Cl-. [Cleona, .. 2 more]

Fay 9 "Fairy." Unique. Fay (cf. Rosay, Day) ends with the familiar androgynous -ay. Late 19th century coinage, influenced by .. [Fae, .. 7 more]

Fayette 10 .. Derived fr. Old French word. "Little fairy." Fayetta and Fayette are unique as feminine names, and Fayette is found regularly (upper 24%) as a surname. [Fayetta]

Shayla 11 .. Based on Gaelic. "From the fairy palace." Shayla and variants became less trendy in 2014, falling on average -6 positions as baby names with Shayla leading the fall. A variant of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic) .. [Shaela, Shailagh, Shayleen, Shaylyn, Shaylynn, Shaylynne, Shealynn, .. 5 more]

Shea 12 .. .. (Irish, Gaelic) "from the fairy fort" .. Shea (upper 1%), like Hea (upper 72%), Frea (87%), is a popular surname that ends with -ea. [Shae, Shaelee, Shay, Shayda, Shaye, Shayla, Shaylee, .. 1 more]

Una 13 .. .. epic poem "The Faerie Queen", where .. Una has dwindled in favor as a children's name since the 1890s. [Euna, Unagh, .. 4 more]

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Fairy names: Aurora, Carissa, Cindy, Claribel, Fay, Shayla, Shea, Una



Quick Index

Summary of all Fairy names (and variants) for girls.

[Aurora - Una]
Aurora [7], Carissa [10], Charis [27], Cinderella [5], Cindy [21], Claribel [1], Clarinda [1], Cliona [3], Fay [8], Fayette [1], Shayla [12], Shea [8], Una [6]

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