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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Faina

"Faina" is a name of Russian origin, and it means "Shining". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Faina

Faina Chiang was a first lady of the republic of china and first lady. Faina was born on May 15th, 1916 in near Orsha, Vitebsk Governorate, Russian Empire. She died on December 15th, 2004.


Faina Melnyk is an athlete. Faina was born in Bakota, Ukraine.


Faina JyrkilÀ was a sociologist. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to 1984. Faina was born on September 1st, 1917 in Sortavala. She died on January 28th, 2008.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Faina

Gianfranco Faina was a leading human. He breathed his last breath in 1981.


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Popularity of Faina as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Faina

  • How Popular is the name Faina? Faina is the 49,937th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Faina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40 babies born with the first name Faina in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Faina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Faina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Faina is Tuesday, July 14th, 1885.
  • What year had the most people named Faina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Faina was in 2003 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Faina: Your name in reverse order is Aniaf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fnaai. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.