✍  Updated on: March 17th, 2023

Ferris name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Irish, Gaelic, Old Greek and English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Ferris f(er)-ris
Meaning: Iron Worker and Rock
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What does Ferris mean?

Originated from Gaelic, Irish, English and Old Greek, Popular and All time favorite Ferris is used mostly as a gender-neutral name and is prevalently used in English, Ferris means "Iron Worker or Rock". Ferris is version of biblical Piers. Piers is a variation of evergreen, cherished and biblical Pierce. Of Old Greek origin, Cherished and Evergreen Piers is used majorly in English, Piers means "Rock and The Stone".

Does Ferris work as a baby name?

Ferris is a unique and distinctive baby boy name that has Irish origins. It has become increasingly popular among parents who are looking for something less common but still strong and powerful sounding. The name's meaning, 'Of iron', adds to its strength and sturdiness. Ferris is also quite versatile in terms of nicknames, with possibilities including Fer, Fery or Riss. Additionally, Ferris tends to stand out from the more traditional baby names out there as it is not a commonly used name in contemporary society. Overall, if you're looking for a strong and unique name for your little boy that is also steeped in history and culture, then Ferris may be the perfect choice for you.

How do I pronounce Ferris?

The proper pronunciation of two syllabled Ferris is f(er)-ris.

Variants of Ferris

Faris, Piers, Petros, Petrus, Pierce, Farris, Pearce, Faraz, Petri, Pears, Pearson, Peter

Names that rhyme with Ferris

How popular is the name Ferris?

Ferris is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1893 and was able to reach the top 800 names. In 1902, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 744 on boy names chart when 53 babies were named Ferris. There are over 2809 babies that have been given the name Ferris in United States. Ferris is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 2000 and peaked in 2015 when it ranked 2707th.

Also, Ferris is a familiar name in Indonesia, Zimbabwe and Jamaica. At least, 2000 people globally have carried Ferris as their given name according to our estimate.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Ferris

You are a walking inspiration with an amazing aura. Nothing and no one can keep you amused for too long. You are talkative only with people who have something smart to say. You know yourself so well, that you always find a way to keep yourself amused. You want to be surrounded with self-confident people who choose to work on success over complaining, talking about great things over gossiping, and solitude over you sometimes.

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Sibling Names for Ferris

Looking for sibling names to complement the trendy and vintage charm of the name "Ferris"? You're in luck! Here's a list of carefully curated names that would make perfect siblings to your little Ferris. From classic picks to modern monikers, there's something for every taste and style.

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Famous people named Ferris

  • Ferris Greenslet, American editor and writer
  • Ferris de Joux, designer, engineer and constructor of sports cars
  • Ferris Fain, American baseball first baseman
  • Ferris MC, German musician, rapper and actor
  • Ferris Webster, American film editor with approximately seventy-two film credits
  • Ferris Ashton, Australian rugby league footballer
  • Ferris Jacobs Jr., Ferris Jacobs Jr
  • Ferris Taylor, American film actor
  • Ferris M.C. in Für den unbekannten Hund as Actor

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