September 13, 2014 § 3 Comments
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).
– Faith Baldwin (1893-1978), American author.