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Fay (boy)

What does Fay mean?

Fay Pronunciation of Fay as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Fay) is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Fay is "raven".


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, raven


VARIANTS Faye, Fayette



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How popular is Fay?

Fay is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#2225 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Fay reached its highest rank of #383 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fay name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Faye and Fayette are the prominent variation forms of Fay ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Fay reached its peak 128 years ago (MEDIAN #1322).

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fay and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Fay is pronounced similarly to Fee. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bay, Day, Fry, Gay, Jay, Kay, Ray, Tay and Way. These names tend to be more frequently used than Fay.

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