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What does Ferrant mean?

Ferrant Pronunciation of Ferrant [fer-rant] as a name for boys has its root in Old French, and Ferrant means "gray-haired". Ferrant is a variant form of Ferrand (Old French). See also Ferdinand.


Ferrant has 1 variant: Farrant.

2 more related forms via Ferrand: Farand and Farrand.

Creative forms:
(male) Fenrant, Firant, ..

(female) Ferren, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ferrant Brayson (F.B.), ..

How popular is Ferrant?

Ferrant is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#106477 out of 150436, Top 71%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular varying form of Ferrant (outside Top 2000) is Ferdinand. This form of Ferrant was at the height of its popularity during the years 1880-1889 (#276), but now, Ferdinand has become somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bernt, Brant, Briant, Bryant, Derwent, Durant, Durrant, Farran, Farrar, Farren, Farrin, Farron, Fegan, Feggan, Felan, Ferenc, Fergal, Fergall (see Fergal), Fermin, Fernald, Fernan, Fernand, Fernande, Fernando, Ferran, Ferrar, Ferrars, Ferrel, Ferrell, Ferrer, Ferrier, Ferrill, Ferrin, Ferris, Ferriss, Ferron, Ferryl, Florent, Forrest, Fran, Franc, Frank, Frann, Frans, Frants, Frantz, Franz, Frean, Furman, Furmann (see Furman), Geraint, Gerant, Grant, Guerrant, Jeraint (see Geraint), Jerant, Levant, Lorant, Sergeant, Sergent, Serjeant, Tarrant, Tarrent, Tenant, Tennant, Terran and Vermont. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ferrant.

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