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Popularity
< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Fergus

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Man Strength
  • #18734 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Fergus" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1916707
191810010
1919606
1921505
1925505
1926606
1927606
1930505
1933505
1937505
1946505
1952707
1953808
1959505
1962707
1964808
1965606
1966606
1967808
1970505
1971505
1972606
1973505
1977505
1978505
1988606
1993606
1994505
1995707
1996707
199713013
1998808
199913013
200015015
2001808
2002505
200311011
200410010
2005505
2006606
200712012
200812012
2009707
201112012
2012909
201320020
201412012

Want to know about the populiarty of Fergus? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 360 babies born with the name Fergus in the United States. That's more than enough Fergi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name first appeared in the year 1916 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Fergus" was in 2013 with a total of 20 babies.

According to the 1916 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Fergus" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1916. Across the entire United States a total of only 7 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Fergus" mean?

Fergus (Scottish): Man Strength

The name "Fergus" is of Scottish origin and it means "Man Strength". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

G is for great, that describes you.

U is for useful, always to others.

S is for strength, there when needed.

Your name in reverse order is "Sugref". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ufrseg". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Fergus born Jan 29, 1947

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Fergus

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