Gender: Male Meaning of Ferris: "rock" Origin of Ferris: Irish

Ferris Origin and Meaning

The name Ferris is a boy's name of Irish origin meaning "rock".

Though the cinematic Ferris Bueller was twenty years ago, the time for this name may be now.

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Pop Culture References for the name Ferris

Ferrand, Farrish, Farris, Ferriss


private Says:


One of my old teachers had a daughter named Ferris!! Although I kinda prefer it more for a boy I thought it was really cute!

Ruanne Says:


Thiis means knight or horseman in Arabic, though it would sometimes be spelled Faris.

Essa Says:


I met a boy with this name, I actually quite like it, although I do feel like it sounds a little comedic. It also makes me think of ferris wheels which isn't necessarily a bad thing or a good thing, just a thing.

NaomiNY Says:


My paternal great-grandmother's maiden name was Ferris :)