Discovered 1895 Oct. 13 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.
Named for a daughter of Titan and the Earth. Fama was a powerful goddess worshipped by the ancients, usually represented winged and blowing a trumpet. Fama, in Greek Pheme, is the goddess of fame. (H 44)
Named by A. Berberich (AN 156, 127 (1901)).