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Fern Name Popularity

How popular is the name Fern? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 173 354 0.1005%
1911 170 407 0.1093%
1912 167 578 0.1146%
1913 164 667 0.1176%
1914 172 791 0.1135%
1915 157 1,145 0.126%
1916 153 1,310 0.1356%
1917 162 1,235 0.1234%
1918 163 1,322 0.1232%
1919 176 1,154 0.1102%
1920 169 1,279 0.115%
1921 173 1,270 0.1109%
1922 180 1,190 0.1068%
1923 186 1,146 0.1023%
1924 200 1,031 0.0888%
1925 205 937 0.0829%
1926 210 880 0.08%
1927 220 817 0.0738%
1928 221 775 0.0724%
1929 229 653 0.063%
1930 245 596 0.0571%
1931 255 531 0.0538%
1932 277 463 0.0469%
1933 270 476 0.0511%
1934 286 425 0.044%
1935 290 393 0.0404%
1936 302 359 0.0373%
1937 338 306 0.0311%
1938 319 343 0.0335%
1939 366 279 0.0274%
1940 374 269 0.0253%
1941 396 251 0.0223%
1942 411 264 0.0209%
1943 426 251 0.0192%
1944 443 220 0.0178%
1945 470 181 0.0148%
1946 477 223 0.0151%
1947 532 202 0.0121%
1948 522 200 0.0125%
1949 556 178 0.0111%
1950 592 153 0.0095%
1951 522 205 0.0121%
1952 619 156 0.0089%
1953 565 195 0.011%
1954 622 168 0.0092%
1955 658 153 0.0083%
1956 646 168 0.0089%
1957 734 138 0.0072%
1958 756 124 0.0066%
1959 710 149 0.0078%
1960 828 108 0.0057%
1961 869 100 0.0053%
1962 1,125 48 0.0026%
1963 1,041 58 0.0032%
1964 1,191 42 0.0024%
1965 1,149 42 0.0026%
1966 1,431 22 0.0014%
1967 1,427 23 0.0015%
1968 1,478 22 0.0015%
1969 1,675 18 0.0012%
1970 1,788 16 0.001%
1971 1,794 15 0.001%
1972 2,193 7 0.0005%
1973 2,443 5 0.0004%
1974 0 0%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 2,637 6 0.0004%
1980 0 0%
1981 3,092 5 0.0003%
1982 3,140 5 0.0003%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 0 0%
1986 0 0%
1987 0 0%
1988 0 0%
1989 0 0%
1990 0 0%
1991 0 0%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 0 0%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 0 0%
2010 3,895 5 0.0003%
2011 3,190 7 0.0005%
2012 3,137 8 0.0006%
2013 0 0%
2014 2,407 20 0.0014%
2015 2,003 34 0.0023%
2016 2,092 29 0.002%
2017 1,887 38 0.0027%
2018 1,444 74 0.0054%
2019 1,596 56 0.0041%
2020 1,590 79 0.0062%

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Data via SSA.gov.


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Ferna

Fern

English

Ferne

Fern

English


What names sound like Fern?

If you like how Fern sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Fern.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Faren

Adventurous

English

Farin

Adventurous

English

Faryn

Adventurous

English

Ferran

Adventurous

English

Ferryn

Adventurous

English

Fran

From France

Latin

Verna

Spring green

Latin

Verne

Spring green

Latin

Veron

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  1. Fern is my great-grandmother’s name and also my middle name


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