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Gender: Female Origin of Fae: Spelling variation of Faye

The name Fae is a girl's name . Fae and is often added to lists like Film Noir Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rank these Names! (Girls)".

From the experts:

Now that Faye is back on the Top 1000 after a decades-long absence, its spelling variations are being revived as well. Fae was given to nearly as many baby girls last year as Fay and may be especially attractive as a middle name option.

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Famous People Named Fae

Fae Audrey Ellington, Jamaican TV presenter
Fae Myenne Ng, American novelist
Stephanie Fae Beauclair aka Baby Fae, American recipient of a baboon heart transplant

Pop Culture References for the name Fae

Fae, Nickname for Elphaba in "Wicked"
Fae, term for a faerie or faeries/fairies