What does Fraser mean?
Fraser [fras-er] as a boys' name is pronounced FRAY-zer. It is of Scottish origin. Transferred use of the surname of a major Scottish clan. The surname is of Norman origin, but the derivation is uncertain. Possibly influenced by French fraise meaning "strawberry". Frasier is notable today due to the popular TV comedy series.
(male) Farer, Franer, ..
(female) Frasla, Frasma, .. Middle name pairings:
Fraser Dangelo (F.D.), ..
How popular is Fraser?
Fraser is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1312 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Fraser reached its top rank of #33 in Scotland in 1999, and is presently at #67. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other prominent alternative form of Fraser listed in the Top 2000 is Frazier. Adoption of these relations of Fraser was at its most widespread 115 years ago.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arther▼, Asser, Braiser (see Brazier), Brander, Braser, Brazer, Brewer, Casper▼, Cramer, Draper, Fabe, Fabek, Faber, Fabert, Fahed, Fajar, Fajer, Fajr, Farmer, Farrer, Farrier, Faye, Ferrer, Ferrier, Filmer, Fisher▲, Flavel, Folker, Forester, Forster, Fraener, Fraenir, Fraine, Franc, Franck, Franio, Frans, Frantz, Franz, Franzel, Franzen, Frasco, Frayn, Frayne, Fredek (see Frederick), Free, Freen, Frewen, Frey, Frisco, Frost, Frye, Fryer, Fursey, Gasper, Greer, Grover▼, Kaiser, Kasper, Kramer, Krister, Lazer, Maier, Majer, Mayer, Naser, Prosper, Saber, Sayer, Seager, Taber, Thayer, Traver, Trever▼ and Weaver. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fraser.