Fergus

Male

Meaning

Superior

Origin

Irish

Pronunciation

/ˈfɜːɡəs/

Traits associated with the name Fergus:

Dogs named Fergus tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and friendship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Fergus?

Naming your dog Fergus suggests that you have a strong appreciation for traditional, classic names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of loyalty and commitment, as Fergus is a name that is often associated with loyalty and strength.

Is Fergus a good dog name?

Fergus has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Fergus isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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1,070
New York City Dog Name Database
1,498
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Naming your dog Fergus is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Fergus was, in the past month, the 2167th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Fergus is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Fergus was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Fergus's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Fergus is most adored in Vermont, Hawaii and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Washington, Iowa and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Fergus.

Most popular breeds named Fergus:

  1. Scottish Terrier
  2. Boston Terrier
  3. Rottweiler
  4. English Springer Spaniel
  5. Bernese Mountain Dog

Famous dogs named Fergus:

  • comics icon A dog named Fergus appeared in the comic book Citizen Dog by Mark O'Hare.

Fergus is found in these categories:

funny dog names
funny

Scottish origin, yet whimsically unexpected for a canine companion.

disney dog names
disney

Named after a brave Scottish king in Pixar's Brave.

cute dog names
cute

Scottish origin, evokes images of a fluffy, playful Highland terrier.

irish dog names
irish

Derived from Gaelic, meaning "man of vigor", common in Irish folklore.

scottish dog names
scottish

Derived from Gaelic, meaning "man of vigor", common in Scottish history.

Dog names like Fergus:

Scottishexceptional
Genuine, bold or brave
Lucky, fortunate
Fisherman
Dweller near the woods
Politician.
Fergus dog name meaning

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