US Popularity:1117
Origin:French
Other Origin(s):Latin, British
Meaning:Loyalty; Belief; Fairy; Beech tree
Baby's presence is bound to cement your belief in the power of love! Faye, meaning "loyalty" or "belief," is a beautiful, simple name that has French, English, and Latin origins. This short, sweet moniker comes from the Old Norman French and Middle English fei and the Latin fides, meaning “belief” or “faith.” Coming from the Old French word fae, it also means "fairy," making it an adorable way to celebrate your little one's mythical spirit. In various folklore, fairies can be either benevolent or mischievous and can easily match baby's playful personality. Faye may also act as a cute nickname for Lafaye or Lafayette, meaning "beech wood." Faye was traditionally thought of as a girl's first name, but it enjoys gender-neutral status and makes for an adorable choice for a boy. Whether baby has an otherworldly spirit, down-to-earth faith or a rooted connection to nature, Faye is a great name to rely on.

Faye Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Faye is currently #413 on The Bump
Boy:Faye is currently #305 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Faye is currently #243 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Faye is currently #1117 in U.S. births
Boy:Faye is currently #9950 in U.S. births
Girl:Faye is currently #1125 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2022
Gender:
Girl
#1125
in 2022
+ 60
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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