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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 14 Views | 🔊 12 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: English

Meaning: Trust, Belief, Fairy

Pronunciation: Fay, /feɪ/, F AY

Popularity Rank: #54,673

On this page:

  • 1. Fae Meaning
  • 2. Fae Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Fae
  • 4. Translations of Fae
  • 5. Fae Name Popularity
  • 6. Fae popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Fae
  • 8. Fae Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Fae

Fae Meaning

Derived from the word 'fay', which means a fairy or enchantress. It is often associated with magical and mystical beings in folklore and mythology.

Fae also means "Trust, Belief, Fairy, Confidence, Loyalty".

Fae is commonly found in United States of America, United Kingdom, Malaysia, and 44 more countries.

Fae Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: Fay

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /feɪ/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: F AY

F: Pronounce as in "fish" (F IH SH)

AY: Pronounce as in "say" (S EY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Fae?

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Translations of Fae

Fae Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Fae is recorded 535 times globally, ranking it as the 54,673th most common name worldwide.

Fae is most prevalent in United States of America, with 104 occurrences, making it the 16,493th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Fae is found among 1 in every 5832 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Fae Popularity by Country

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United States of America#16,4931 : 17,395
United Kingdom#6,3091 : 5,832
Malaysia#13,3381 : 28,036
Morocco#18,6761 : 30,086
Netherlands#12,9381 : 17,245

List of countries the name Fae is rarely found

Fae popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Fae from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Fae

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Fae Name Poster

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Names similar to Fae


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