Gender: Female Origin of Fae: Spelling variation of Faye

Fae Origin and Meaning

The name Fae is a girl's name .

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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meaganegibson Says:


I love this spelling, but I prefer the 'aye' spelling. This spellings reminds me just a little too much of the word 'fake' ://

Marlaina Says:


I thought Fay (Fae) meant fairy...anyway, I'm not sure what first name my second child will have but if I have a girl her middle name will be Fae regardless. My hubby found the name and this spelling in a book and we both love it.

emmyb80 Says:


I was thinking of using this as a nickname for Florence Amelia or Fawn Aurora (our surname begins with E).

Ellen Says:


I had a beautiful baby girl on July 29 this yr and I named her Fae Marie everyone loves it I thought it was unique plus kinda old fashion no one is named Fae

Myosotis Says:


I love this, and especially with this spelling (I love the ae)! It's so magical and mystical, but still grounded and earthy, with just a touch of feisty. I have it as a middle in my fave combo, although it's great as a first too. I think it's so much more interesting than the usual Rose, Grace etc. and similar enough to Mae/May still be familiar.