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since 1880
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<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ferne

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Wiktionary

From fern.

  1. distance
  2. (in the plural) distant lands
  3. future, past

Notable Persons Named Ferne

Ferne McCann is a celebrity and television personality. She was most prominent from 2013 to 2013. Ferne was born Ferne McCann on August 6th, 1990 in Brentwood, Essex, England.

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Ferne Snoyl is a soccer player for the Free agent, Feyenoord, FC Den Bosch, Aberdeen F.C., N.E.C. (football club), RKC Waalwijk, NAC Breda, and Újpest FC. Ferne was born on March 8th, 1985 in Leidschendam.

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Ferne was born in 1942. Ferne is also known as Ferne Kent Jacobs.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ferne

Henry Ferne is a christian bishop.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 8 8 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 10 10 0
1887 7 7 0
1888 11 11 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 18 18 0
1891 17 17 0
1892 24 24 0
1893 29 29 0
1894 28 28 0
1895 24 24 0
1896 33 33 0
1897 37 37 0
1898 38 38 0
1899 28 28 0
1900 51 51 0
1901 36 36 0
1902 28 28 0
1903 46 46 0
1904 36 36 0
1905 44 44 0
1906 40 40 0
1907 49 49 0
1908 54 54 0
1909 51 51 0
1910 68 68 0
1911 60 60 0
1912 98 98 0
1913 107 107 0
1914 145 145 0
1915 213 213 0
1916 247 247 0
1917 203 203 0
1918 225 225 0
1919 212 212 0
1920 202 202 0
1921 193 193 0
1922 159 159 0
1923 175 175 0
1924 145 145 0
1925 127 127 0
1926 100 100 0
1927 103 103 0
1928 87 87 0
1929 67 67 0
1930 67 67 0
1931 49 49 0
1932 61 61 0
1933 50 50 0
1934 46 46 0
1935 46 46 0
1936 37 37 0
1937 53 53 0
1938 31 31 0
1939 26 26 0
1940 39 39 0
1941 33 33 0
1942 38 38 0
1943 35 35 0
1944 33 33 0
1945 32 32 0
1946 20 20 0
1947 28 28 0
1948 18 18 0
1949 21 21 0
1950 16 16 0
1951 21 21 0
1952 25 25 0
1953 17 17 0
1954 10 10 0
1955 18 18 0
1956 14 14 0
1957 15 15 0
1958 13 13 0
1959 10 10 0
1960 13 13 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 10 10 0
1963 8 8 0
1967 5 5 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Ferne as a first name

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Popularity of Ferne as a last name

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Common last names for Ferne

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Anderson
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Clark
  • Martin
  • Williams
  • White
  • Nelson
  • Moore
  • Jackson
  • Baker

Fun Facts about the name Ferne

  • How Popular is the name Ferne? Ferne is the 3,947th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ferne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,671 babies born with the first name Ferne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ferne to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ferne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Ferne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ferne is Thursday, July 27th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Ferne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ferne was in 1916 with a total of 247 babies.
  • Random Ferne Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ferne ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 14 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Ferne: Your name in reverse order is Enref. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rneef. How do you pronounce that?

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