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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #808 most popular

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What does the name "Faye" mean?

Faye (French): Fairy or Elf

The name "Faye" is of French origin and it means "Fairy or Elf". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

F is for favorite, everyone's best friend.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Y is for young, the years never show!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

Your name in reverse order is "Eyaf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Fyea". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Faye" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Faye? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,568 babies born with the name Faye in the United States. That's more than enough Fayes to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Faye" was in 1943 with a total of 1,467 babies. (That's a lot of baby Fayes)

According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Faye" is not a popular baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, only 27 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1936. Across the entire United States a total of 1,227 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Faye popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Faye in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Faye

Faye Dunaway

Faye Dunaway is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1962 to present. Faye was born in 1941 as Dorothy Faye Dunaway in Bascom, Florida, United States.


Faye Grant

Faye Grant is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1981 to present. Faye was born in 1957 as Faye Elizabeth Yoe in St. Clair Shores, Michigan, U.S.


Faye Wong

Faye Wong is a singer-songwriter and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1989 to 2005. Faye was born in 1969 as Xia Lin (Mandarin) in Beijing, China.


Faye Tozer

Faye Tozer is a singer-songwriter, dancer, and stage actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1997 to present. Faye was born in 1975 as Faye Louise Tozer in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.


Past life for Faye born Dec 9, 1965

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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