F names, Gaulish/Celtic mythology, Irish mythology, Kin/Family, Male, Mythology, Physical Attributes, Proto-Indo-European, Scottish mythology, Surname names, Virtues/Attributes

Ferguson

Ferguson comes from a Scottish surname, a patronymic name meaning “son of Fergus”, Fergus being the anglicized form of Fearghas, a Gaelic name meaning “man of vigor” composed from fear (man) and gus (vigor)It’s the name of several figures in Irish and Scottish mythology.

Nicknames: Fergie

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Fergus (Irish, Scottish)
  • Fearghas (Irish, Scottish)

 

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