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Gender: Male Meaning of Fate: "faith" Origin of Fate: Short form of Lafayette, French

The name Fate is a boy's name of French origin meaning "faith". Fate and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

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

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Pop Culture References for the name Fate

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