Faith Name Meaning & Origin

Faith

Pronunciation: FAYTH (key)

Origin of the name Faith:

Derived from faith, which denotes unquestioning belief and complete trust in God. The word has its root in the Latin fides (confidence, belief). Faith, a very popular name among the 17th-century Puritans, continues to be an often-used name among modern Christians.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Fayth, Faythe

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Nicknames for Faith

Faithy, Faithers, Fay, Faye Faye, Face, Fay Bay, Faithy baby!

We call our daughter a silly mixture of the above names that is unknown as to how it came to be: Faithey Faither Bug!

I actually call my daughter monkey:) but my sister calls her princess faye faye

My mommy sometimes calls me faiths the fairy

My one cousin couldn't say my name right when he was young, and would call me 'fefe' and it stuck with some people, so has 'fe' and one of my friends calls me 'finfin'.

Meanings and history of the name Faith

Being sure of what you hope for, and certain of what you do not see

Trust, confidence, elevated to the highest level

Famous real-life people named Faith

Faith Manlangit Policarpio (Philippines)

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Faith in song, story & screen

Song: Faith by George Michael
Faith Lehane from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"

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