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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ferlin

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  • According to a user from Philippines, the name Ferlin is of Arabic origin and means "Fabulous".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Ferlin

Ferlin Husky was a country music musician. His career lasted from 1945 to 2011. Ferlin was given the name Ferlin Eugene Husky on December 3rd, 1925 in Cantwell , St. Francois County, Missouri, U.S. Ferlin is also known as Terry Preston and Simon Crum. He breathed his last breath on March 17th, 2011.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ferlin

Nils Ferlin was a poet and lyricist. Nils was given the name Nils Johan Einar Ferlin on December 11th, 1898 in Karlstad. He died on October 21st, 1961.


Brian Ferlin is a hockey player for the Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League. He was most prominent from 2014 to present. Brian was born on June 3rd, 1992 in Jacksonville, Florida.


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International Interest for Ferlin

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Ferlin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ferlin U.S.
  White 94.03% 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 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ferlin

People with the last name Ferlin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ferlin

  • How Popular is the name Ferlin? Ferlin is the 23,631st most popular name of all time. As a last name Ferlin was the 127,494th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ferlin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 257 babies born with the first name Ferlin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ferlin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ferlin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ferlin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ferlin is Tuesday, January 9th, 1894.
  • What year had the most people named Ferlin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ferlin was in 1958 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ferlin: Your name in reverse order is Nilref. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Efilrn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ferlin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 134 people with the last name Ferlin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ferlin? Ferlin is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.