- a female given name, form of Faith.
Examples from the Web for faye
“Go on, Bob, take another chance,” said a blonde named Faye.Football Great Bob Suffridge Wanders Through the End Zone of Life
September 6, 2014
“I see no links between the TripAdvisor trend and changes in the kitchen,” Faye says.Do Michelin Stars Still Matter?
May 8, 2014
Just ask Dr. Faye—the sexy post-coital smoking is just clearly not worth the emotional trauma.
Faye and Don date pretty seriously, and he even tells her about his stolen identity.
Dr. Faye Miller is a consumer research strategist who consults for Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
In the unraveling of this mystery, Faye Duncan was to take a fair part.
The next instant Johnny and Faye were on their feet making the most of their opportunity.
He looked up and for the first time became conscious of Faye and Johnny.
Had Faye been alone she most certainly would have visited the valley of dead bears.
From her island fastness Faye Duncan heard the noise of battle, and shuddered.
- a fairy or sprite
- of or resembling a fay
- informal pretentious or precious
- to fit or be fitted closely or tightly
- an obsolete word for faith
Word Origin and History for faye
"fairy," late 14c., from Old French fae (12c., Modern French fée), from Vulgar Latin *fata "goddess of fate," fem. singular of Latin fata (neuter plural), literally "the Fates" (see fate). Adjective meaning "homosexual" is attested from 1950s.
fem. proper name, in some cases from Middle English fei, Old French fei "faith," or else from fay "fairy."