Ferris

Ferris - A very unique male name



  Dec 12,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ferris, meaning rock, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #858. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ferris and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ferris? 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 Ferris. The baby boy name Ferris was given to 5 baby boys in 2007, ranking #4032 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 366,979 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ferris peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1913 on position 858.



Famous with this name

Pam Ferris
Beau Ferris
Michael Ferris


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Ferris is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ferris is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,694 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,694.

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 Ferris is where you live.


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Ferris origin and meaning

Ferris is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means rock. To see famous people named Ferris, pop culture references for the name Ferris and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ferris

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

Farris / Faris / Fabrizio / Fabricio / Fabrice / Faraz / Fares / Feras / Firas / Frisco /

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
20074032
19943299
19782123
19551239
19321456
19311480
19301238
19291526
19261414
19251810
19241158
19231618
19221162
19211001
19191306
19171061
19161301
19151290
19141218
1913858

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2694

Even more about Ferris


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 Ferris 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 Ferris?

2 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
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Ferris
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 366,979
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2007 births +5

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