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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Fay
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Fay in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Fay:
Records indicate that 30,179 girls in the United States have been named Fay since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1926, when 720 people in the U.S. were given the name Fay. Those people are now 90 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Fay
Based on the comments submitted below
5 Positive Comments
"My name is Fay and I don't hear the name very often. But when I do, it's usually spelt with an 'e'. I think it's a really pretty name because it means 'fairy'!!" May. 22, 2010:
"My name is faye!! its a very old name not many people i know are called it." Jan. 16, 2008:
"MY NAME IS 'FAY!' NAMED AFTER MY PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER 'FEDE' WHICH IS FAY IN ITALIAN. I HAVE ONLY MET ONE PERSON IN MY LIFE NAMED FAY! (WITH NO E) AND YES, I THINK IT'S A MYSTICAL & SPIRITUAL NAME. THANK YOU MOM & DAD!" Jan. 27, 2006:
"we know a little girl called Fay, and she is realy nice , pretty and full of fun." Dec. 15, 2005:
"LOVE IT- What a great old fashioned name to bring back into a world of Jades, Jaydas, Aidens & Austins!" Nov. 25, 2005:
5 Neutral Comments
"It is my surname however i gave the name to my daughter as her middle name and she has given it to her daughter as her middle name. We are doing our part to keep the name alive." Jun. 7, 2013:
"It is a unique name and it is really interesting to say." Dec. 7, 2007:
"This name is ANCIENT. As in Morgan La Fey. Sounds mythological and i suppose you'd have to be very special to deserve it and not sound ridiculous." Jun. 15, 2007:
"lovely name. it is perfect. yes, it is graceful and mystic." Oct. 14, 2006:
"People always want to spell it Faye. Trying to get them to leave off the "e" is very difficult." Aug. 21, 2006:
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