Fern

Fern - A very unique female name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Fern appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #173. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Fern and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Fern? 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 Fern. The baby girl name Fern was given to 8 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4193 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 176,656 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Fern peaked in popularity 103 years ago in 1916 on position 153.



Famous with this name

Cody Fern
Fern Sutherland
Plinio Fernando


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Rating: 5/5 (17 people)


Fern is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Fern is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,595 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,595.

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 Fern is where you live.


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Fern origin and meaning

Fern is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Fern, pop culture references for the name Fern and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Fern

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

Fran / Ferne / Fayrene / Farren / Fruma / Faren / Farhana / Frimy / Frona / Fronie /

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
20124193
20114321
20105217
19823401
19813329
19792854
19732757
19722295
19711864
19701832
19691705
19681514
19671460
19661457
19651179
19641213
19631063
19621139
1961879
1960834
1959711
1958762
1957739
1956649
1955663
1954627
1953569
1952622
1951525
1950595
1949561
1948525
1947534
1946479
1945473
1944443
1943429
1942412
1941398
1940375
1939367
1938319
1937339
1936303
1935291
1934287
1933271
1932278
1931255
1930245
1929230
1928221
1927220
1926210
1925205
1924200
1923186
1922180
1921174
1920169
1919176
1918163
1917162
1916153
1915157
1914172
1913164
1912167
1911170
1910173

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2595

Even more about Fern


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 Fern 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Fern?

1 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
1916
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Fern
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 176,656
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +8

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