Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.
We don't have any stats on how common this name is. This is probably because it's very rare in the UK.
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Related and similar surnamesFerrie
The Fairy surname in historical dictionaries
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
FAIRY. FAIREY. A-Sax.tf??- and ;g-. ' Fair-island,' a local name. This surname which occurs in the Kegistrar-General's list has therefore no connection with Queen Mab, Puck, Eobin Goodfellow, or any of their family.