Feri

What does the baby name Feri mean? Learn about what Feri means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Feri - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Feri
F-E-R-I, is a 4-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Feri
FE-ri
Meaning of Feri
French man.
Origin of Feri
The name 'Feri' has its origins in various cultures and languages. It is believed to have originated from the Hungarian language, where it is a diminutive form of the name Ferenc, meaning 'free man' or 'peaceful traveler'. The earliest known use of the name 'Feri' can be traced back to Hungary in the early 19th century.
Hungarian Names
Latin Names
Similar Names, Nicknames, & Spelling Variations of Feri
Chico
Feren
Ferenc
Ferencz
Franas
Francesco
Franchot
Francilo
Francis
Francisco
Francisek
Franco
Francois
Frane
Franio
Frank
Frankie
Franko
Fransisco
Franz
Franzel
Franzen
Frasco
Frascuelo
Frasquito
Paco
Pacorro
Panchito
Pancho
Paquito
Pranco
Popularity of Feri
The popularity of the name 'Feri' has fluctuated over time. In the early 20th century, it was a relatively common name in Hungary, often given to boys as a shortened form of Ferenc. However, its usage declined in the later decades, and it is now considered a less common name. There have been no notable spikes in usage of the name 'Feri' in recent years.
Feri currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Issa is slightly more popular than Feri.

Etymology of Feri

The etymology of the name 'Feri' can be traced back to the Hungarian language. It is derived from the name Ferenc, which is of Latin origin. Ferenc itself is derived from the Latin name Franciscus, meaning 'Frenchman' or 'free man'. The name 'Feri' carries the connotation of freedom and independence.

Cultural Significance of Feri

In Hungarian culture, the name 'Feri' holds a special significance. It is often associated with qualities such as bravery, strength, and resilience. The name is also linked to the historical figure Ferenc Rákóczi II, who led the Hungarian uprising against the Habsburgs in the early 18th century. As such, the name 'Feri' carries a sense of national pride and historical significance in Hungary.