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First name origin & meaning:

Old French: Fairy

First name variations: Faye, Fey, Fae, Fai, Faie, Faya, Fayah, Fayana, Fayette, Fei, Feya, Feyah, Feye

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English: nickname for a person believed to have supernatural qualities, from Middle English, Old French faie ‘fairy’ (Late Latin fata ‘fate’, ‘destiny’).
  2. English: nickname for a trustworthy person, from Middle English, Old French fei ‘loyalty’, ‘trust’.
  3. English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in France named with Old French faie ‘beech’, or a topographic name from someone living by a beech wood. Compare Lafayette.
  4. Irish: variant of Fahey.
  5. Irish: variant of Fee.
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