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Gender: Female Meaning of Ferelith: "true sovereignty" Origin of Ferelith: Scottish

The name Ferelith is a girl's name of Gaelic, Scottish, Irish origin meaning "true sovereignty". Ferelith and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Ferelith is an unusual yet deeply-rooted Scottish girl's name, also found in ancient Ireland and drawn from the Gaelic Forbhlaith or Forbflaith. While it went through a period of dormancy after the Middle Ages, there are some modern women named Ferelith, including actress Ferelith Young and Princess of Denmark Anne Ferelith Fenella Bowes-Lyon.

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Famous People Named Ferelith

Ferelith or Forbhlaith, Countess of Atholl, wife of David de Hastings
Ferelith Hamilton Somerfield, English dog show judge and author
Ferelith Young, Canadian actress
Anne Ferelith Fenella Bowes-Lyon; Princess George Valdemar of Denmark; cousin of Queen Elizabeth II
Fiona Ferelith Hodgson, Baroness Hodgson of Abinger, British MP
Ferelyth Wills, British sculptor

Pop Culture References for the name Ferelith

Ferelith, character in White Crow (2010) by Marcus Sedgwick
Ferelith, a 1903 novel by Victor Hay, 21st Earl of Errol (whose daughter, born a year later, was named Rosemary Constance Ferelith)


bluecookies Says:


Or Faye (Fae) (Fay)
Or Freya!!!

bluecookies Says:


Okay, but Fairy (Feri) as a nickname? Cute :)

ceruleanstardust Says:


Ferelith and Rosenwyn as a sibset?

Toronto87 Says:


What a breezy, beautiful name

katinka Says:


This name has such a soft, ethereal feel. It's dainty, unusual and a little bit weird, but very beautiful.

Nooshi Says:


This is so beautiful!

Essa Says:


It sounds like a softer alternative to Meredith.

capable Says:


it sounds like someone saying "fearless" with a lisp