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The first name 

Fae is a female first name.

When two girls called Fae meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Fae is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 girls have been named Fae. In the SmartGenius ranking, Fae is #4,604 on the list of most common girls names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Fae.

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Fae -
quite rare in all states

The odds of living in the same statae as someone named Fae are about the same as meeting someone with blue eyes in the entire country – both odds are about 25 to 30 %. More precisely, the first name Fae is registered in 12 states, among which are California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa or Minnesota. In proportion to the female population, most women and girls with the first name Fae live in Utah, and even there the name is rather special – only one in 19,889 would turn around if you called the name Fae across Utah.

Fae has 3 letters 
and begins with an F

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter F is quite rare as a first letter for girls' names: only 1.2% of all common girls' names in the US begin with an F. The most common first letters of girls' names, by the way, are A, S and M, while U, X and Q are the least common initials of girls' names.

With only three letters, the name Fae is obviously very short. In fact, only 1.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly three letters. Just 0.2% of all first names are even shorter and only have two letters, while nearly 99% of all boys’ and girls’ names use more than three letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that if 1.2% of all girls' names begin with an F, this initial letter is significantly less common than the other letters on average. Nevertheless, there are girls' names with F that are quite popular, the most common at present is Frances.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Fae

If your name is Fae and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Fae

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Fae, you can simply say:




This is how the name Fae is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Fae in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Fae

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Fae is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Fae

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Fae sounds like this: