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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Adventurous

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : nickname for a person with gray hair or for someone who used to dress in gray, from Old French ferrant ‘iron-gray’ (a derivative of fer ‘iron’).
  • English : from the medieval personal name Fer(r)ant, an Old French form of Ferdinand, which came to be associated with the color.

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