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What does Ferenc mean?

Ferenc Pronunciation of Ferenc [fer-enc] as a boys' name is of Hungarian and Old German origin, and the meaning of Ferenc is "frenchman". Variant of Francis. Playwright Ferenc Molnar.


Ferenc has 1 variant: Ferench.

7 more alternative forms via Francis: Feri, Fran, Franco, Frank, Frann, Frans and Franz.

Creative forms:
(male) Forenc, Furenc, ..

(female) Fergen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ferenc Smith (F.S.), ..

How popular is Ferenc?

Ferenc is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#46153 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Francis (#482 from recent data), Franco (#878), Frank (#355) and Franz are the popular related forms of Ferenc (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Ferenc reached the top of their popularity a century ago (adoption of 3.12%) and are now significantly less common (adoption 0.09%, 97%), with forms like Francis becoming less fashionable. Franco is the most contemporarily stylish boy name in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Francis, Franco, Frank, Franz in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Berend, Cereno, Farand, Fareed, Fares, Farin, Faron, Farren, Fedele, Fee, Fegan, Felan, Felic, Felten, Fenn, Ferd, Ferdi, Ferdie, Ferdo, Ferdy, Fergal, Fergie, Fergus, Fermin, Fernan, Fernand, Ferran, Ferrand, Ferrant, Ferrar, Ferrel, Ferrell, Ferrer, Ferrin, Ferris, Ferron, Ferryl, Finenn, Florent, Florenz, Forden, Forest, Forteny (see Fortney), Fortny (see Fortney), Foxen, Franc, Franck, Frean, Fred, Fredd, Fredi, Fredo, Free, Freed, Freen, French, Frewen, Frey, Freyne, Jeren, Lorenc, Sereno and Terence. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ferenc.

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