Lafayette - Meaning of Lafayette
[ 3 syll. la-fa-yet-te, laf-aye-tte ] The baby boy name Lafayette is pronounced Laa-FAY-ehT- †. Lafayette's language of origin is French and it is predominantly used in English. Lafayette is of the meaning 'faithful'.
Derivatives of Lafayette include the English Fayette, the name Lafaiete, the name Lafayet, the name Lafayett, the name Lafette, the name Lafeyet, the name Lafeyett, the name Lafeyette, and the name Laffyette.
Lafayette is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the height of its usage in 1907, 0.013% of baby boys were named Lafayette. Its ranking then was #526. The baby name has since steeply dropped in popularity, and is currently used only on a very modest scale. Within all boy names in its group, Lafayette was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Lafayette include Lafaiete, Lafayet, Lafayett, Lafeyet, Lafeyett, Lafeyette, Laffyette, Lapidot, Lapidoth, Lafette, Lapydot, Lapydoth, Leavit, Leavitt, Leavyt, Leavytt, Leftea, Leftee, Leftey, and Lefti.
† Pronunciation for Lafayette: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"
A famous person named Lafayette is L. Ron Hubbard, Author, born Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, 13 March 1911 - 24 January 1986, Tilden, Nebraska.