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Name Faye

Meaning:fay, fairyTools:

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Languages of use:English
US 2015 rank:#928     ... 926:Esperanza, 927:Judith, 928:Faye, 929:Susan, 930:Aliya ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Fae, Fay     Details
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About Faye, the group of names with the same origin as Faye

Meaning/translation:fay, fairy
Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin:from Old English fae which ultimatively derives from Latin fatum (fate)
 known from Morgan le Fay, in Arthurian legends the half-sister of King Arthur
 used as a given name only since the end of the 19th century
Words:fae = the fay, the fairy  Old English
 fatum  Latin
Topics:Arthurian legend
Variants' top ranks:43:Faye Ireland 2012,  47:Fay Netherlands 2011
Name variants:Fae, Fay, Faye   Sortable list   Details

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IrelandGraph2015 44,  2014 52,  2013 49,  2012 432011 49,  2010 56,  2009 59,  2008 77,  2007 87,  2006 74,  2004 98,  2003 91
Netherlands 2009 99
ScotlandGraph2015 191,  2013 188,  2012 135
USA yearlyGraph2015 928,  2014 907
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