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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ferenc

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  1. A male given name. Hungarian equivalent of Francis.

Notable Persons Named Ferenc

Ferenc Puskás was a soccer player for the Budapest Honvéd FC, Real Madrid C.F., Hungary national football team, and Spain national football team. Ferenc was born on April 1st, 1927 in Budapest. He passed away on November 17th, 2006.


Ferenc Szálasi was an office holder. Ferenc was born on January 6th, 1897 in Košice. He breathed his last breath on March 12th, 1946.


He holds the title Baron Ferenc Nádasdy and Baron (later Count) Ferenc Nádasdy. Ferenc was born as the child of Tamás Nádasdy on October 6th, 1555 in Sárvár. He passed away on January 4th, 1604.


Ferenc Gyurcsány is a prime minister. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2009. Ferenc was born on June 4th, 1961 in Pápa.


Ferenc Molnár was a writer. Ferenc was given the name Ferenc Neumann on January 12th, 1878 in Budapest. He passed away on April 1st, 1952.


Ferenc Deák was an office holder. Ferenc was born on October 17th, 1803 in Söjtör. He passed away on January 28th, 1876.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ferenc

Frank Darabont is a screenwriter, film director, film producer, and producer. He was most active from 1981 to present. Frank was given the name Darabont Ferenc on January 28th, 1959 in Montbéliard, France. Frank is also known as Frank A. Darabont and Ardeth Bey.


Avram Hershko is a scientist in the field of chemistry. Avram was given the name Herskó Ferenc on December 31st, 1937 in Karcag, Hungary.


Karinthy was born on June 2nd, 1921. He passed away on February 29th, 1992.


Maroš Ferenc is a soccer player for the FC Tatran Prešov, AS Trenčín, MEAP Nisou, FK Slavoj Trebišov, MFK Zemplín Michalovce, FC Eindhoven, and Slovakia national under-19 football team. Maroš was born on February 19th, 1981 in Prešov.


Francis de Erdely was a in the fields of sculpture, painting, and drawing. Francis was given the name Erdélyi Ferenc on May 3rd, 1904 in Budapest. Francis is also known as Erdelyi Ferenc. He died on November 28th, 1959.


Oliver was born on November 5th, 1969 in Serbia.


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Popularity of Ferenc as a last name

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Common last names for Ferenc

  • Nagy
  • Szabo
  • Horvath

Common first names for Ferenc

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ferenc U.S.
  White 98.17% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ferenc

People with the last name Ferenc are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ferenc

  • How Popular is the name Ferenc? Ferenc is the 51,970th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ferenc was the 43,811th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ferenc have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37 babies born with the first name Ferenc in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ferenc? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ferenc first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ferenc is Tuesday, June 2nd, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Ferenc born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ferenc was in 1963 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ferenc: Your name in reverse order is Cneref. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Recenf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ferenc? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 492 people with the last name Ferenc.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ferenc? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ferenc as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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