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What does Ferne mean?

Ferne Pronunciation of Ferne [ferne] as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Ferne is "fern". Ferne is a version of Fern (Old English): from fearn.

Associated with: old english, fern (tree).


1 alternative form via Fern: Ferna.

Creative forms:
(female) Ferde, Franne, ..

(male) Ferco, Ferin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ferne Emmie (F.E.), ..

How popular is Ferne?

Ferne is a very prominent first name for females (#1849 out of 4276, Top 43%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Ferne reached its peak position of #450 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ferne name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ferne outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only other popular alternative form of Ferne is Fern. Adoption of these relations of Ferne reached its peak in the 1910s (usage of 0.1%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ferne, Fern in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ferne and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Deane, Dene, Derine, Faune, Fawne, Febe, Fee, Feike, Femie, Fennel, Fernlea (see Fernley), Fernlee, Fernley, Fernlie (see Fernley), Fernly, Fione, Gene, Jeane, Jenne, Keyne, Lene, Leone, Lorne, Marne, Nerine, Norne, Reene, Reine, Rene, Renne, Serene, Teone, Verene, Verine, Verne and Verone. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ferne.

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