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Faye

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Fairy or Elf
  • #808 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
36k Fay (French)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1880880
188112120
188220200
188314140
188423230
188530300
188636360
188742420
188856560
188955550
189059590
189170700
189297970
18931071070
18941211210
18951181180
18961321320
18971481480
18981531530
18991251250
19001941940
19011661615
19021881835
19031951905
19042142140
19051891890
19062392390
19072682680
19083113110
19092662615
19103123120
19113943886
19124674598
191357456113
19146706637
191581079020
191688186516
191794593114
191894893216
191994192615
192094993514
19211,00398914
192293792413
192399898414
192493692016
19251,0221,01210
19261,2331,21914
19271,1081,09216
19281,0861,0788
19291,0881,0808
19301,1141,10113
19311,1971,18710
19321,2411,22219
19331,2151,20114
19341,4271,4198
19351,2641,2586
19361,2271,21611
19371,3091,3009
19381,3351,32213
19391,3351,3278
19401,4081,39117
19411,3801,3755
19421,3151,30510
19431,4771,46710
19441,3581,3535
19451,3841,3768
19461,4221,4220
19471,3941,38311
19481,3531,3458
19491,2911,2910
19501,2791,2718
19511,2461,2388
19521,2281,2217
19531,0341,0295
19541,1061,0988
19551,0271,0270
19569839749
19579479407
19588638558
19597767715
19607827820
19616566560
19625545540
19634774770
19644454396
19653383380
19662702700
19672492490
19682452450
19692342340
19702042040
19711951950
19721541540
19731251250
19741491490
19751411410
19761281280
19771461460
19781541540
19791641640
19801211210
19811421420
19821251250
198393930
19841221220
19851091090
19861091090
198790900
198865650
198980800
199074740
199173730
199287870
199357570
199458580
199544440
199649490
199757570
199855550
199962620
200083830
200184840
20021021020
200382820
20041111110
20051341340
20061111110
20071211210
20081401400
20091371370
20101621620
20111511510
20122312310
20132472470
20142972970

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 1950 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Faye" ranks #65 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 22 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1950. Across the entire United States a total of 1,279 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 fabulous, yes the fabulous you!

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Y is for young, the years never show!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

Your name in reverse order is "Eyaf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Feya". 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.

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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Faye

Faye Dunaway

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

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Faye Grant

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

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Faye Wong

Faye Wong is a singer-songwriter and actress specializing in c-pop (both mandopop and cantopop), c-rock, dream pop, buddhist music, j-pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to 2005. Faye was born in 1969 as Xia Lin (Mandarin) in Beijing, China.

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Faye Tozer

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

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Past life for Faye born Jul 17, 1931

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 USA North-East approximately on 1650. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Faye

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