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37k
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since 1880

Fern

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fern
  • #1166 All Time
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How popular is the name "Fern" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188010100
188110100
188226260
188319190
188445405
188544440
188642366
188769690
188877770
18891081035
18901191190
18911241240
18921721720
18931941895
18942041977
18951841840
18962182180
18972452378
18982652650
18992322320
19002662660
19012172170
19022442386
190328727611
19042812810
19052782735
19062822775
19072762760
19083643640
19093533458
19104013947
19114424357
19126206137
191370869711
191483582114
19151,2011,17526
19161,3491,33217
19171,2771,26116
19181,3561,34115
19191,1971,18116
19201,3251,30421
19211,3181,29721
19221,2241,20717
19231,1871,16918
19241,0751,05916
192599297715
19269189108
192786384518
192881980613
192969267913
19306426348
193158357112
19325085026
193352150615
19344714638
19354364297
19364023948
193737636610
19383833776
19393273270
19403333285
19413063015
19423183117
19432992990
19442812810
19452682608
19462842840
19472552550
19482462460
19492422375
19502362288
19512502500
19522302255
19532642568
19542372370
19552162160
19562322320
19571871870
19581771770
19592052050
19601831830
19611651650
196294940
19631131085
19641051050
196584840
196671710
196770700
196856560
196949490
197072675
197141410
197231310
197332320
197426260
197522220
197616160
197720200
197816160
197928280
198017170
198128280
198231310
198317170
198421210
198513130
1986550
1987880
198819190
198915150
1990990
1991990
1992550
1993880
199413130
199513130
1996660
199711110
1998990
199913130
200018180
2001990
200211110
200313130
200418180
200518180
200616160
200710100
200827270
200926260
201033330
201134340
201245450
201346460
201463630

Want to know about the populiarty of Fern? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,720 babies born with the name Fern in the United States. That's more than enough Ferns to occupy the country of Liechtenstein with an estimated population of 36,476 (as of December 31, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Fern" was in 1918 with a total of 1,341 babies. (That's a lot of baby Ferns)

According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Fern" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 56 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1924. Across the entire United States a total of 1,075 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Fern" mean?

Fern (English): Fern

The name "Fern" is of English origin and it means "Fern". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 5 other names that are similar to this one.

F is for fun, your zest for life!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nref". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Erfn". 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.

Where is the name Fern popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Fern in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Fern born Apr 16, 1984

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 Central India approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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