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< 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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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

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 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 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.

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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.

Scottish

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.

Alternative Meanings

F is for future, always looking ahead.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

G is for gem, the jewel you are.

U is for unbreakable, your spirit is strong.

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 "Gfseru". 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 Feb 7, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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