Fergus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Irish or Scottish Gaelic Fearghas

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Fergus

  1. A male given name.
  2. A patronymic surname​.

Related terms[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fer (man) +‎ guss (vigour), which is from Proto-Celtic *gustus (choice), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵéwstus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Fergus m (genitive Fergusso)

  1. A male given name

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
Fergus Ḟergus Fergus
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.