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What does Fermin mean?

Fermin Pronunciation of Fermin [fer-min] as a boys' name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Fermin is "strong". The famous running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, takes place in honor of a bishop and saint named Fermin.

Associated with: strong, famous, saint.


Fermin has 1 variant: Firmin.

Creative forms:
(male) Farmin, Ferfin, ..

(female) Ferfan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Fermin Koen (F.K.), ..

How popular is Fermin?

Fermin is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1038 out of 1220, Top 85%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#9036 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Fermin was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #1201 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Fermin is alike in pronunciation to Fuhrman, Furman and Furmann. Other recommended names are Armin, Bergin, Berlin, Bertin, Berwin, Carmin, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Ermin, Farin, Farrin, Fechin, Feltin (see Felton), Ferdi, Ferdie, Fergie, Feri, Fernan, Fernand, Ferran, Ferrin, Ferris, Ferron, Freeman, Freemon, Freman, Garmin, Germain, German, Germin, Herin, Herman, Hermie, Hermon, Jermain, Jerman, Jermin, Jermyn, Jerrin, Kermit, Kervin, Kerwin, Merlin, Mervin, Merwin, Perkin, Perrin, Terrin, Verlin, Vernin and Yemin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Fermin.

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