Last name origins & meanings:
- English: nickname for a person believed to have supernatural
qualities, from Middle English, Old French faie ‘fairy’ (Late
Latin fata ‘fate’, ‘destiny’).
- English: nickname for a
trustworthy person, from Middle English, Old French fei
- English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in France named with Old
French faie ‘beech’, or a topographic name from someone living
by a beech wood. Compare Lafayette.
- Irish: variant
- Irish: variant of Fee.
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