[ 2 syll. fer-ris, fe-rr-is ] The baby boy name Ferris is pronounced as FEH-RRihS †. Ferris is an English and Irish name of Irish Gaelic and Old Greek origin. From Irish Gaelic roots, its meaning is rock - in this context, Ferris can be used in the English language.
In addition, Ferris is an Irish form of the Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian name Peter.
Ferris is also a form of the English name Piers.
Another form of the name is the diminutive Ferry.
Ferris is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1902 with 0.007% of baby boys being named Ferris. It had a ranking of #765 then. The baby name has slipped in popularity since then, and is now of sporadic use. Among the family of boy names directly related to Ferris, Peter was the most regularly used in 2016.
Baby names that sound like Ferris include Fabra, Fabrice, Fabriece, Fabryce, Faerfax, Farag, Faraj, Faraz, Farcas, Farces, Farckas, Farckus, Farcus, Fareak, Fareaq, Fareik, Fareiq, Fargo, Fargoe, and Fargoh.
† Pronunciation for Ferris: F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"