Last modified on 2 September 2014, at 16:28

Fergus

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Irish or Scottish Gaelic Fearghas

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Fergus

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

Related termsEdit


Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Fergus m (genitive Fergusso)

  1. A male given name

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

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.