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Fergus

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Man Strength
  • #18482 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 7 0 7
1918 10 0 10
1919 6 0 6
1921 5 0 5
1925 5 0 5
1926 6 0 6
1927 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1933 5 0 5
1937 5 0 5
1946 5 0 5
1952 7 0 7
1953 8 0 8
1959 5 0 5
1962 7 0 7
1964 8 0 8
1965 6 0 6
1966 6 0 6
1967 8 0 8
1970 5 0 5
1971 5 0 5
1972 6 0 6
1973 5 0 5
1977 5 0 5
1978 5 0 5
1988 6 0 6
1993 6 0 6
1994 5 0 5
1995 7 0 7
1996 7 0 7
1997 13 0 13
1998 8 0 8
1999 13 0 13
2000 15 0 15
2001 8 0 8
2002 5 0 5
2003 11 0 11
2004 10 0 10
2005 5 0 5
2006 6 0 6
2007 12 0 12
2008 12 0 12
2009 7 0 7
2011 12 0 12
2012 9 0 9
2013 20 0 20
2014 12 0 12
2015 21 0 21

Want to know about the popularity of the Fergus baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 381 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 was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Fergus" was in 2015 with a total of 21 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.

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Where is the name Fergus popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Fergus in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular Wisconsin names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Fergus" mean? The list below shows the origins of Fergus as well as things modernly associated with the name Fergus such as celebrities named Fergus.

Origin and Meaning of Fergus

The name "Fergus" is of Scottish origin, and it means "Man Strength". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Other Inspirations for the Name Fergus

Fergus Cullen
Fergus Hanson
Fergus Henderson
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
Fergus Falls Mn
Fergus Gleeson Actor
Fergus Or Wyatt
Fergus Outlander
Fergus Riordan
Fergus Witcher 3

Alternative Meanings

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

G is for gentle, the nurturing side of you.

U is for unique, your love of life.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

Your name in reverse order is "Sugref". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Refusg". 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 Jul 14, 1929

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 Poland approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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