Fatit

Fatit are Birth Fairies. Their name derives from Fate. Miren, another name used for them, derives from the Greek Moirae. Fatit are pretty, if extremely powerful spirits, tiny enough to ride butterflies. On the third day following a baby’s birth, three Fatit approach the cradle and determine the baby’s destiny.

Singular:

Fati

Also known as:

Miren

Origin:

Southern Albania

Offerings:

Tea, milk, and cookies; also sprinkle some sugar water on fresh flower blossoms as treats for their butterfly mounts.

See Also:

  • Birth Fairies
  • Fates
  • Moirae

Source:

Encyclopedia of Spirits: The Ultimate Guide to the Magic of Fairies, Genies, Demons, Ghosts, Gods & Goddesses– Written by Judika Illes Copyright © 2009 by Judika Illes.