Name: Foy

Origin and Meaning of the Name Foy

  • Meaning:
    Faith
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (fwah); (foy)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Foy)
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Miscellaneous Info for Foy

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Old French vocabulary word meaning "faith". Saint Foy was a Christian martyr of the 4th century in Gaule. The name has not been used in France since the nineteeth century. However, it was bestowed in the United States, reaching #646 in the US top 1000 of 1939. It might have been used as a variant of Fay.

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