Fay Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Fay:
Thought to be derived from the Middle English faie (fairy), which is from the Old French feie (fairy). Var: Fae, Faye. Dim: Fayette.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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fay is an older style name. i inherited mine as a middle name from my great grandmother
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My mother's name is Fay. She was born in 1932, and there weren't many of them. It's a beautiful name and fits her perfectly. However, the more common spelling is "Faye," and even members of our extended family still spell her name that way.
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Variation spellings: Faye, Fey, Feye, Fai, Fei
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Fay Wray, actress in King Kong
Tina Fay- American Actress
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