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Faith Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Faith is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Faith is "to trust".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "faith the other two cardinal virtues are hope and charity".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 81  in baby name popularity for girls with 3664 occurrences.  It ranked 7670 in popular baby names for boys with 10 occurrences. 

View the Faith Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Faith has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Faith to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Faith include Faithe.

The name Fayanna is a form of Faith.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Faith Daniels, Faith Baldwin.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Faith in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Faith.

Just for fun, see the name Faith in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Faith in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.