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

Ferran - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Ferran
F-E-R-R-A-N, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Ferran
Meaning of Ferran
Baker, peaceful venture.
Origin of Ferran
The name 'Ferran' has its origins in the Catalan language. Catalan is a Romance language spoken in Catalonia, Valencia, the Balearic Islands, and parts of France and Italy. 'Ferran' is a variant of the name 'Ferrand', which itself is derived from the Germanic name 'Ferdinand'.
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Popularity of Ferran
The popularity of the name 'Ferran' has been relatively consistent in Catalonia, where it is most commonly used. It is not as widely used in other regions or countries. While not among the most popular names, 'Ferran' maintains a steady presence and is considered a traditional and respectable choice.
Ferran currently has 1 like, and is in the top 14% of liked boy's names. The name Adom is slightly more popular than Ferran.

Etymology of Ferran

The name 'Ferran' is derived from the Germanic name 'Ferdinand', which is composed of the elements 'fardi' meaning 'journey' or 'expedition' and 'nand' meaning 'brave' or 'daring'. Therefore, the name 'Ferran' can be interpreted to mean 'brave journey' or 'daring expedition'.

Cultural Significance of Ferran

In Catalan culture, names are often chosen with a sense of regional pride and cultural identity. 'Ferran' is seen as a name that reflects the heritage and traditions of Catalonia. It carries connotations of bravery and adventure, qualities that are highly regarded in Catalan society.