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The name Fern is of English origin, and means fern.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Fern has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Fern
Use of the Name Fern for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
34,598 1,364 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Fern has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Fern last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1961, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Fern
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188055810  
188155410  
188234926  
188344019  
188430640  
188530444  
1886358368856
188725269  
188826277  
1889230103  
1890224119  
1891216124  
1892192172  
1893185189  
18941881978937
1895200184  
1896186218  
18971792368148
1898175265  
1899182232  
1900194266  
1901191217  
1902190238  
190317727671011
1904173281  
1905183273  
1906181277  
1907193276  
1908166363  
1909174343  
1910173393  
1911172434  
1912167611  
1913166697  
1914172818  
19151571,176  
19161521,332  
19171621,260  
19181631,342  
19191761,179  
19201701,302  
19211741,300  
19221821,205  
19231871,169  
19241981,060  
1925203976  
1926209912  
1927219846  
1928221800  
1929230681  
1930246635  
1931255572  
1932275503  
1933276503  
1934285464  
1935289428  
1936303394  
1937327365  
1938322377  
1939360326  
1940361328  
1941397298  
1942404315  
1943427296  
1944427282  
1945442262  
1946463282  
1947525253  
1948530244  
1949536240  
1950552226  
1951526250  
1952577226  
1953545255  
1954587237  
1955631218  
1956630231  
1957731187  
1958750176  
1959699205  
1960758183  
1961821164  
Totals:  34,598 32

During the last 125 years, parents have used Fern as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Fern appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 82 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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