Meaning and Origin of: Faith

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Latin : Trust

Family name origins & meanings

  • English (most frequent in northern Ireland) : from Middle English fe(i)th ‘belief (especially Christian belief)’, ‘faithfulness’, ‘loyalty’. This may have been a nickname for a trustworthy person, but was more probably bestowed on one who used ‘Faith!’ frequently as a mild oath or exclamation.

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