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The first name 
Ferdie

Ferdie is a first name for boys.

Ferdie – a very rare name!

Recently, the name Ferdie has been given only a handful of times a year and is therefore particularly rare, at least in the US. In recent years, not even one boy in 100,000 has been named Ferdie. That means that a boy named Ferdie is exceptional and may not meet another person with the same name his whole life. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Ferdie.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Ferdie

Ferdie -
at home in

If you ever wanted to meet a boy or man named Ferdie, you have limited options – because boys with this beautiful name are currently only living in . However, we must admit that a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s quite possible that there are still a few men and boys called Ferdie living in one state or another. (If your name is Ferdie and you live outside of , we’d really appreciate it if you’d let us know so we can refine our statistics even further.) Which means – if you put this number in relation to the population of the USA – only one in 70,024 boys and men would turn around if you called out the name Ferdie. So if your name is Ferdie, it’s very likely that you won’t need a nickname in your peer group, because having the name Ferdie already makes you quite special.

Ferdie has 6 letters 
and begins with an F

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter F is quite rare as a first letter for boys' names: only 1.5% of all common boys' names in the US begin with an F. By the way, the most common first letters of boys' names are J, A and D, while X, U and Q are the least common initials of boys' names.

With six letters, the name Ferdie is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 1.5% of all boys' names begin with an F, this initial letter is significantly less common than the other letters on average. However, individual boys' names with F are really popular, the most common currently being Frank.

Other names with 
F, e, r, d, i and e

If you take all the letters in the name Ferdie – F, e, r, d, i and e – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Feride or Fredie.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Ferdie

If your name is Ferdie and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Ferdie

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Ferdie, you can simply say:

Fox

Elephant

Rocket

Dinosaur

Igloo

Elephant

This is how the name Ferdie is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Ferdie in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Ferdie

Ferdie

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Ferdie

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Ferdie is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

F
E
R
D
I
E

Have you ever waved the name Ferdie

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

F
E
R
D
I
E

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Ferdie sounds like this: