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What does Ferriss mean?

Ferriss Pronunciation of Ferriss [fer-riss] as a name for boys means "rock". Ferriss is a version of Ferris (Irish, Gaelic): anglicized spelling of Phiarais.

Associated with: rock.


Ferriss has 1 variant: Farris.

1 more relation via Ferris: Farrish.

Creative forms:
(male) Fariss, Firiss, ..


Middle name pairings:
Ferriss Saad (F.S.), ..

How popular is Ferriss?

Ferriss is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#44574 out of 150436, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Ferriss (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Farris and Ferris. Adoption of these relations of Ferriss was well-received among parents 105 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farris, Ferris in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ferriss is pronounced similarly to Faris. Other recommended names are Arliss, Beviss (see Bevis), Boriss, Burgiss (see Burgess), Chriss, Corliss, Curtiss, Derrius, Farrier, Farrill, Farrin, Feargus, Feliks, Fenris, Ferdi, Ferdie, Fergie, Fergus, Feri, Fermin, Ferran, Ferrand, Ferrant, Ferrar, Ferrars, Ferrel, Ferrell, Ferrer, Ferrier, Ferrill, Ferrin, Ferron, Ferryl, Floris, Forrest, Frits, Harriss, Kelviss (see Kelvis), Kriss, Kurtiss (see Kurtis), Markiss, Morriss, Parriss, Purviss, Terris and Terrius. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ferriss.

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