Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. Check marks indicate the level to which a name has been verified.
Type Surname (from nickname & from location)

Meaning & History

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 vehe ‘enmity’, ‘strife’ or from a popular medieval pet form of the female personal name Sophie, honored as a martyr and saint.
Danish: unexplained.
Added 1/17/2016 by anonymous
Edited 3/4/2017 by Mike C and LMS