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Gender: F Origin of Fern: Nature name

Of all the botanicals, Fern has never really moved from the front parlor into the nursery, despite the appealing girl character in the children's classic Charlotte's Web.

Famous People Named Fern

Fern Margaret Price Britton, English TV presenter
Fern Michaels (born Mary Ruth Kuczkir), American romance novelist
Fern Fitzgerald, American actress
Fern Emmett, American actress
Fern Isabel Coppedge, American painter
Fern Andra (born Vernal Edna Andrews) American actress and director
Fern Sutherland, New Zealand actress

Pop Culture References for the name Fern

"Fern Gully," animated movie
Fern Walters, character from TV's "Arthur"
Fern Arable, character from book/film "Charlotte's Web"
Fern, the Green Fairy from the "Rainbow Fairies" book series
Fern Mayo, character from the film "Jawbreaker"
Fern Test - Laboratory test usually used to determine if there has been an amniotic fluid membrane rupture during pregnancy, if positive a very pretty 'fern' crystallization pattern appears on a microscope slide (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fern_test)
Fern, character from episode of "Sex and The City"
Fern Vance Brantley, character from "A woman called Fancy" by Frank Yerby
Fern, Kensi's nickname from Deeks on "NCIS: Los Angeles"
Fern, character in the middle grade book "Goodbye Amanda The Good"
Fern, character in the "St Clare" book series by Enid Blyton

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