Short form of Lafayette, French

Fate Origin and Meaning

The name Fate is a boy's name of French origin meaning "faith".

Seems destined to be the preferred short form of this old French name, with its brief, modern, word name feel.

# 958 in the US

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Fate Popularity

Fate in Pop Culture

  • Mrs Fate Raineytown gossip in The Golden Apples (1949) by Eudora Welty
  • Dr. Fate is a Lord of Order and superhero in DC Comics