US Popularity:9439
Meaning:highest choice
Fergus is a masculine name with a strong heritage and even stronger qualities. Forged from the Scottish Gaelic Fearghas_,_ Fergus is long celebrated as meaning "highest choice" and considered one who embodies the height of courage within Celtic lore. Such adulations are only cemented by the legendary king, Fergus Mór mac Eirc, who set sail from the Irish coast and founded the ancient kingdom of Dál Riata—now Argyll in Scotland.

Fergus Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Fergus is currently #4000 on The Bump
Boy:Fergus is currently #2239 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Fergus is currently #9439 in U.S. births
Boy:Fergus is currently #4477 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

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