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Meaning and name origin

Ferrel \f(er)-rel\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ferrel is "hero, man of courage". Ferrel is a variant of Farrell (Irish, Gaelic).


Ferrel has 6 variant forms: Farrel, Farrill, Farryll, Ferrell, Ferrill, Ferryl.


Ferrel is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10086 out of 88799, Top 11%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Ferrel and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Farrell. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Farrell in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Derrel, Ferrer, Jerrel, Merrel and Terrel. Like Ferrel, these names are not commonly used.