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Ferdie

What does Ferdie mean?

Ferdie Pronunciation of Ferdie [fer-die] as a name for boys is of Old German derivation, and Ferdie means "ready journey". Ferdie is an alternate form of Ferdinand (Old German): the original transcription is Ferdinando.

Variations

Ferdie has 3 variants: Ferdi, Ferdo and Ferdy.

2 more alternative forms via Ferdinand: Ferd and Fernan.

Creative forms:
(male) Fardie, Fendie, ..

(female) Ferda, Ferde, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ferdie Yoel (F.Y.), ..

How popular is Ferdie?

Ferdie is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Ferdie is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ferd and Ferdinand are the popular variation forms of Ferdie (outside Top 2000). These relations of Ferdie were favored 135 years ago (usage of 0.04%), but now, the version Ferdinand has become less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ardie, Berkie, Bernie, Bertie, Byrdie, Derbie, Derrie, Farid, Farlie, Fergie, Feri, Fermin, Ferrier, Ferrin, Ferris, Ford, Forde, Freddie, Fredi, Fried, Frode, Gardie, Geordie, Gerrie, Gordie, Herbie, Hermie, Jerrie, Kerbie, Kerrie, Neddie, Percie, Perrie, Teddie and Terrie. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ferdie.

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