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Ferrel

What does Ferrel mean?

Ferrel Pronunciation of Ferrel [fer-rel] as a boys' name means "hero, man of courage". Ferrel is an alternate form of Farrell (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: hero, courage (brave).

Variations

Ferrel has 6 variants: Farrel, Farrill, Farryll, Ferrell, Ferrill and Ferryl.

Creative forms:
(male) Farel, Firel, ..

(female) Ferdel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ferrel Zachary (F.Z.), ..

How popular is Ferrel?

Ferrel is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#10956 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Ferrell, Farrell and Farrel are the popular related forms of Ferrel (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Ferrel was widespread among parents during the years 1930-1939 (median #1191). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farrel, Farrell, Ferrell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeriel, Bertel, Darrel, Derrek, Derrel, Derrell, Derren, Derril, Derryl, Dorrel, Farlee, Farley, Farren, Farrer, Farrley (see Farley), Feivel, Feiwel, Fergal, Ferran, Ferrar, Ferrer, Ferrier, Ferrin, Ferris, Ferron, Gerred, Gerrell, Gerrey, Harrel, Herzel, Jarrel, Jerel, Jeriel, Jerre, Jerred, Jerrel, Jerrell, Jerren, Jerrey (see Jerry), Jerriel, Jerryl, Jorrel, Karrel, Kerrey, Merrel, Merrell, Merril, Morrel, Orrel, Sorrel, Terrel, Terrell, Terrey, Terryl, Tyrrel and Verrell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ferrel.

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