Fay Name Gender

Is Fay a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 94.7% of babies named Fay were girls.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


Infographic of Fay name meaning, which is “She who trusts.” From the Old French fei, faith.
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Fay Name Popularity

How popular is the name Fay? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Fay was the 2,572nd most popular girls name, representing 0.0009% of girl births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Fay has been the 800th most popular girls name, representing 0.0163% of girl births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 219 252 0.0716%
1911 225 271 0.0728%
1912 209 413 0.0819%
1913 237 381 0.0672%
1914 223 529 0.0759%
1915 224 668 0.0735%
1916 234 654 0.0677%
1917 239 660 0.066%
1918 246 642 0.0598%
1919 247 634 0.0605%
1920 249 659 0.0593%
1921 269 580 0.0507%
1922 271 543 0.0487%
1923 261 568 0.0507%
1924 278 519 0.0447%
1925 270 561 0.0496%
1926 239 701 0.0637%
1927 257 630 0.0569%
1928 256 592 0.0553%
1929 244 615 0.0594%
1930 250 575 0.055%
1931 242 587 0.0595%
1932 238 623 0.0631%
1933 248 565 0.0606%
1934 246 602 0.0623%
1935 267 493 0.0507%
1936 263 487 0.0506%
1937 268 505 0.0512%
1938 281 460 0.0449%
1939 283 451 0.0443%
1940 279 466 0.0438%
1941 324 373 0.0331%
1942 313 443 0.0351%
1943 320 436 0.0334%
1944 346 347 0.028%
1945 393 282 0.0231%
1946 374 367 0.0249%
1947 385 378 0.0226%
1948 420 311 0.0195%
1949 386 373 0.0232%
1950 428 312 0.0194%
1951 426 342 0.0202%
1952 462 286 0.0164%
1953 500 255 0.0144%
1954 505 260 0.0142%
1955 597 188 0.0102%
1956 519 275 0.0146%
1957 595 218 0.0113%
1958 571 249 0.0132%
1959 623 209 0.011%
1960 603 224 0.0118%
1961 660 195 0.0103%
1962 693 173 0.0094%
1963 719 154 0.0086%
1964 763 136 0.0077%
1965 809 105 0.0064%
1966 884 79 0.0051%
1967 1,063 50 0.0033%
1968 975 64 0.0043%
1969 1,300 34 0.0022%
1970 1,771 16 0.001%
1971 1,355 36 0.0024%
1972 2,256 6 0.0004%
1973 1,925 12 0.0009%
1974 2,190 7 0.0005%
1975 2,224 7 0.0005%
1976 1,453 30 0.0023%
1977 2,045 13 0.001%
1978 1,959 15 0.0011%
1979 2,406 8 0.0006%
1980 2,447 9 0.0006%
1981 2,866 6 0.0004%
1982 3,134 5 0.0003%
1983 2,741 6 0.0004%
1984 0 0%
1985 3,306 5 0.0003%
1986 3,424 5 0.0003%
1987 3,128 5 0.0003%
1988 2,956 7 0.0004%
1989 3,437 5 0.0003%
1990 0 0%
1991 3,548 5 0.0003%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 3,020 10 0.0007%
2001 0 0%
2002 3,153 8 0.0005%
2003 0 0%
2004 3,800 5 0.0003%
2005 3,804 5 0.0003%
2006 3,326 8 0.0005%
2007 0 0%
2008 3,660 6 0.0004%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 2,759 13 0.0009%
2012 0 0%
2013 3,157 7 0.0005%
2014 3,746 5 0.0003%
2015 3,339 6 0.0004%
2016 3,120 7 0.0005%
2017 3,567 5 0.0004%
2018 2,572 13 0.0009%

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Names Like Fay

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What names are variants of Fay?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Fay.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Fae

Loyalty; belief

French

Fay

“She who trusts.” From the Old French fei, faith.

French

#2,572 (0.0009%)  
Fayanna

French

Faye

Loyalty; belief

French

#662 (0.0266%)  
Fee

Fair, pale

Irish

Fey

French


What names sound like Fay?

If you like how Fay sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Fay.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Fe

Loyalty; belief

English

Vi

Purple; lively

Latin


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