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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #808 most popular

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 fair, always honest and true.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Your name in reverse order is "Eyaf". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yaef". 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 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Faye" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of only 65 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 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 Oct 28, 1954

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 Southern Japan approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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