US Popularity:10711
Other Origin(s):Norse
Meaning:Fen-dweller; Mythical wolf creature
If you want to inspire baby’s fierceness from the start, the name Fenris definitely has some teeth to it. This masculine name has Scandinavian and Old Norse roots that can have both down-to-earth and mystical interpretations. One of its translations is “fen-dweller,” with fen referring to a type of rich wetland to build baby’s earthy spirit. Fenris can also come from Fenrir or Fenrisúlfr, connecting baby to the wolf creature in Norse mythology. In the story, Fenrir was a child of the god Loki and giantess Angrboða, and he was said to be so powerful that he was a threat to gods like Odin. If you want to help baby have a legendary fierceness that can beat any obstacle they face, the name Fenris is sure to give them the edge you’re looking for.

Fenris Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Fenris is currently #10711 in U.S. births
Boy:Fenris is currently #3775 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 2956
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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