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What does Ferrin mean?

Ferrin Pronunciation of Ferrin [fer-rin] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and Ferrin means "handsome servant". Ferrin is an alternate form of Farren (Old English).

Associated with: old english, handsome, servant.


Ferrin has 4 variants: Farran, Farrin, Farron and Ferron.

Creative forms:
(male) Ferin, Ferney, ..

(female) Ferbia, Ferney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ferrin Azriel (F.A.), ..

How popular is Ferrin?

Ferrin is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11042 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Ferrin has yet to be ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Ferrin is pronounced similarly to Farin, Faron and Ferran. Other suggested similar names are Arrin, Bergin, Berlin, Bertin, Berwin, Corrin, Darrin, Derren, Derrian, Derril, Derrin, Derron, Dervin, Derwin, Dorrin, Farris, Fechin, Feltin (see Felton), Fenris, Ferdi, Ferdie, Fermin, Fernan, Ferrand, Ferrant, Ferrar, Ferrier, Ferrill, Ferris, Ferryl, Firmin, Fraine, Fran, Frann, Frayn, Frean, Freen, Frewin, Garrin, Germin, Gerri, Herin, Jarrin, Jerren, Jerri, Jerric, Jerrie, Jerrin, Jerriq, Jerron, Kerrie, Kervin, Kerwin, Korrin, Larrin, Merlin, Merrik, Mervin, Merwin, Perkin, Perrie, Perrin, Sevrin, Tarrin, Terran, Terri, Terrin, Terris, Terron, Torrin, Verlin and Vernin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ferrin.

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