Girl name origins & meanings
- Old French : Fairy
Family name origins & meanings
- English : variant of Fay.
- Southern French : topographic name for someone who lived by a beech tree or beech wood.
- German : nickname for a vagrant, from Middle High German vēhe ‘enmity’, ‘strife’.
- German : from a popular medieval pet form of the female personal name Sophie, honored as a martyr and saint.
- Danish : unexplained.