Faith

Faith - A unique female name



  Jul 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Faith appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #683. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Faith and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Faith? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Faith. The baby girl name Faith was given to 3,489 baby girls in 2012, ranking #75 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 405 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Faith peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2002 on position 48.



Famous with this name

Faith Ford
Paloma Faith
Hazel Faith Dela Cruz


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Rating: 5/5 (15 people)


Faith is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Faith is currently topping the baby name charts in Alaska at position #46 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #275.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Faith is where you live.


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Faith origin and meaning

Faith is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Faith, pop culture references for the name Faith and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Faith

We've found the following names that sound similar to Faith, sorted by popularity.

Fayth / Fatou / Fayetta / Faythe / Faithe / Fatiha /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201275
201171
201074
200979
200890
200774
200662
200549
200452
200350
200248
200153
200066
199976
1998106
1997124
1996149
1995172
1994218
1993245
1992246
1991261
1990292
1989362
1988386
1987400
1986374
1985408
1984360
1983344
1982344
1981307
1980303
1979283
1978278
1977294
1976342
1975370
1974383
1973397
1972394
1971398
1970411
1969421
1968411
1967371
1966359
1965342
1964333
1963334
1962351
1961335
1960324
1959322
1958334
1957318
1956313
1955304
1954326
1953338
1952337
1951329
1950383
1949411
1948405
1947379
1946366
1945336
1944321
1943293
1942285
1941308
1940330
1939336
1938375
1937354
1936334
1935377
1934368
1933360
1932354
1931402
1930458
1929489
1928486
1927488
1926463
1925462
1924461
1923479
1922492
1921517
1920607
1919590
1918519
1917545
1916750
1915569
1914669
1913636
1912707
1911683

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alaska46
Hawaii48
New Mexico52
Arizona52
Michigan52
Delaware54
Texas64
Missouri65
Oklahoma66
Nebraska66
Oregon67
Indiana68
Kansas68
Arkansas68
Florida69
Maryland71
Ohio72
Virginia77
West Virginia79
Pennsylvania79
Wisconsin83
South Carolina84
California88
Idaho88
Washington88
Louisiana89
Minnesota89
Nevada93
Colorado93
Iowa95
North Carolina97
New York98
South Dakota98
Georgia98
Massachusetts99
Rhode Island100
Mississippi103
New Jersey104
Tennessee105
Connecticut107
Maine110
Alabama115
Illinois118
District of Columbia120
New Hampshire124
Kentucky125
Montana127
Utah275

Even more about Faith


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Faith a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Faith?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2002
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Faith
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 405
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +3,489

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