Other Origin(s):Irish
Meaning:A county in Scotland
Fife is a unique boy’s name of Scottish origin. This habitational name derives from the historic county in Scotland, and was used as a surname for those who lived there. Today, this surname-turned-first name works well as a subtle nod to the land of the brave. Some also believe that Fife derives from Fib, who was one of Cruithne’s seven sons in a well-known Irish legend about the mythical origins of the Pictish people. Parents who are searching for a musical moniker will also enjoy Fife’s connection to the instrument of the same name.
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