Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. FYAR-ə-ghəs(Irish)

Meaning & History

Means "man of vigour", derived from the Irish elements fear "man" and gus "vigour". This was the name of several characters in Irish legend including the Ulster hero Fearghas mac Róich.

Related Names

VariantsFergus(Irish) Fergus(Scottish) Fergus(Irish Mythology)
Surname DescendantsFerguson(Irish) Ferguson(Scottish)

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Entry updated November 16, 2019