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Fay Meaning


What does Fay mean?

The name Fay is of French and English origin.

The meaning of Fay is "fairy".

Fay is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Fay.

The Given Name Fay

Fay is a variant of Faye. See Faye for further details.

Fay is a name with class.

A name fit for a child full of spirit and warmth, a little adventurer.

Wrap it up and take it home, Fay may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Fay Bainter.

Fay Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 5,312 in baby name popularity for girls with 25 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 4,371 in baby name popularity for girls with 33 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Fay has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Fay Name Popularity Page.

Fay Related Names

Fay is a variant of Faye.

Famous Fays

  • Fay ~ 1 hurricane, 2 storms
  • Fay Bainter ~ Actress

Fay Numerology

What will your new littleFay be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Fay are often insecure and stoic but most of all they are read more >>

Fay Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Fay.

Just for fun, see the name Fay 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 Fay in Nautical Flags page.