Fay

Fay - A very unique male name



  May 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Fay appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #606. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Fay and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Fay? 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 Fay. The baby boy name Fay was given to 7 baby boys in 1950, ranking #1388 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 245,860 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Fay peaked in popularity 100 years ago in 1919 on position 488.



Famous with this name

Fay Masterson
Meagen Fay
Fay McKenzie


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Rating: 5/5 (6 people)


Fay is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Fay is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #623 - and is the least popular in New York at position #623.

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 Fay is where you live.


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Fay origin and meaning

Fay is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Fay, pop culture references for the name Fay and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Fay

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

Fabio / Foy / Favio / Fue /

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
19501388
19491447
19471497
19461435
19451339
19441344
19421137
19411192
19401533
19381237
19371541
1936929
1935956
1934826
1933714
19321178
1931796
1930894
1929803
1928927
1927802
1926662
1925608
1924680
1923698
1922607
1921623
1920593
1919488
1918568
1917504
1916500
1915503
1914528
1913522
1912606

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York623

Even more about Fay


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 Fay a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Fay?

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
1919
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Fay
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 245,860
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1912
1950 births +7

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