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What does Ferdi mean?

Ferdi Pronunciation of Ferdi [fer-di] as a boys' name has its root in Old German, and the name Ferdi means "ready journey". Ferdi is a version of Ferdinand (Old German): the original variant is Ferdinando.


Ferdi has 3 variants: Ferdie, Ferdo and Ferdy.

2 more alternative forms via Ferdinand: Ferd and Fernan.

Creative forms:
(male) Fedi, Fridi, ..

(female) Ferda, Feret, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ferdi Camden (F.C.), ..

How popular is Ferdi?

Ferdi is a rare given name for men. Ferdi is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ferdinand and Ferd are the prominent variation forms of Ferdi (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Ferdi were favored as baby names in the 1880s (median #533). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ferd, Ferdinand in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Fadi, Fergie, Feri, Fermin, Ferrin, Ferris, Ford, Forde, Fredi, Geordi and Jordi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ferdi.

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