Name Element FER

Type Word
Usage Old Irish

Meaning & History

Old Irish word meaning "man" [1].

Related Items

Other Languages & Cultureswiros(Ancient Celtic) gur(Old Welsh)
Given Name DescendantsFarrell(English) Fearghal, Fearghas, Fearghus, Fergal, Fergus, Cahir, Cathair, Cathaoir, Feardorcha(Irish) Fearghas, Fergus(Irish Mythology) Ferchar, Fergal, Fergus(Old Irish) Farquhar, Fergus(Scottish) Fearchar, Fearghas(Scottish Gaelic)
Surname DescendantsFarrell, Ferguson, Friel, Ó Fearghail, Ó Frighil(Irish) Ferguson(Scottish)

Sources & References

  1. Matasović, Ranko. Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic. Brill, 2009, page 423.

Entry updated January 21, 2022