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Name Fay

Meaning:fay, fairyTools:

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Languages of use:English
Topics:Asteroid 4820 Fay, discovered 1985
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Cay, Cay, Fae, Faye, Jay, Kay, Kay, Kay, May, May     Details
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About Faye, the group of names with the same origin as Fay

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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NetherlandsGraph2020 100,  2019 83,  2018 80,  2017 88,  2016 95,  2015 71,  2014 71,  2013 67,  2012 67,  2011 472010 61,  2009 85,  2008 91