Ferdinand

Ferdinand - A very unique male name



  May 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ferdinand, meaning bold voyager, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #382. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ferdinand and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ferdinand? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ferdinand. The baby boy name Ferdinand was given to 5 baby boys in 2012, ranking #3905 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 328,212 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ferdinand peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1914 on position 322.



Famous with this name

Ferdinand Gegele
Ferdinand Munier
Ferdinand Dux


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Ferdinand is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ferdinand is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,624 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,624.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ferdinand is where you live.


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Ferdinand origin and meaning

Ferdinand is a 9 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means bold voyager. To see famous people named Ferdinand, pop culture references for the name Ferdinand and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ferdinand

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ferdinand, sorted by popularity.

Fortino / Fortunato / Fardeen / Freedom / Ferdinando /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123905
20113969
20023532
20013563
19983325
19973249
19962371
19952513
19933269
19922443
19912119
19902207
19891934
19881986
19871558
19861893
19852213
19831416
19821438
19811800
19801613
19791846
19781394
19771171
19761473
19751201
19741551
19731234
19721153
1971893
19701008
19691222
1968896
1967941
1966917
19651054
19641276
19631064
1962927
19611065
1960933
1959857
1958964
1957967
1956919
1955862
1954937
1953876
1952893
1951896
1950991
19491014
1948783
1947790
19461045
1945813
1944784
1943810
1942793
1941667
1940780
1939680
1938597
1937833
1936527
1935646
1934700
1933566
1932555
1931580
1930508
1929515
1928466
1927482
1926462
1925490
1924494
1923443
1922414
1921401
1920428
1919408
1918391
1917370
1916340
1915346
1914322
1913372
1912356
1911373
1910382

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2624

Even more about Ferdinand


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ferdinand a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ferdinand?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1914
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ferdinand
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 328,212
Letter count 9
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +5

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