Faith

September 13, 2014 § 3 Comments

ORIGIN:
One of the “virtue” names created by the Puritans, meaning, well, “faith”.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Fae, Faithe, Faithie, Fay, Faye, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Faith Snowe, one of Farmer Nicholas’ three lively, comely daughters, in Lorna Doone, by R.D. Blackmore (written in 1869, set in the 1670s-1680s).

WRITERS:
– Faith Baldwin (1893-1978), American author.

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