girl name Fay
 

Fay Girl Name


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Fay name image The name Fay is a diminutive form of Faith.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Fay has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Fay
Use of the Name Fay for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
30,1763,07300000
The table below indicates the number of times the name Fay has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Fay last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1968, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Fay
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
18804781347115
18813991844815
18823023447615
18833382846615
18843173940320
18852854942718
18863533734225
18873124741217
18882956453814
18892568442019
18902509935325
18912539238021
18922709742920
18932838929435
189424212430234
189525712140123
189628110743021
189723614159113
189822317139825
189923513938823
190024917041630
190123515136526
190222318134932
190321919031336
190422518649919
190521121540428
190621221562515
190720225767715
190820526656920
190922824548928
191020531559024
191120933758827
191221343554055
191323242647783
1914222564481102
1915224699465140
1916235677459153
1917237689487140
1918248665540124
1919250659491149
1920250690528134
1921270612558127
1922273568556130
1923263599567122
1924278563600113
1925269607576117
1926244718602110
192725466564197
192825862666989
192924465368880
193025061368484
193123863065783
193223965875769
193324860466378
193424663566783
193526254272571
193626253179360
193726854789948
193828249885753
193927850198642
194028049881559
194131942998243
194230949095149
1943324472  
1944349389  
1945384334  
1946375411  
1947387420  
1948421351  
1949398403  
1950409380  
1951422391  
1952472319  
1953501301  
1954496320  
1955560263  
1956519327  
1957600264  
1958564301  
1959614260  
1960599275  
1961656243  
1962684226  
1963693212  
1964766184  
1965792155  
1966843140  
1967967112  
1968991111  
Totals:  30,176 3,600

During the last 125 years, parents have used Fay as a girl's name about 89% of the time and less frequently (about 10% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Fay appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 89 times during the last 125 years.


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