Faye (given name)

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Faye is a given name in various cultures. In the West, the given name is usually feminine. Faye is derived from Middle English "faie", meaning "fairy", or possibly from the Old French word meaning loyalty or belief.[1] In Western Africa, specifically Senegal, the name is a last name. The last name in France is from Latin fagus ("beechwood").


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