Fraser - boys name

Fraser name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 94%

Fraser name meaning:

The name Fraser is of Scottish origin and has a rich history. It is derived from the Gaelic word "fraoch," which means "heather." The heather plant is known for its hardiness and ability to thrive in difficult conditions, symbolizing resilience and strength. As such, the name Fraser is often associated with these qualities.

Fraser is a masculine name that has been used for centuries. It gained popularity as a surname, particularly in Scotland, and later became a given name. It carries a sense of heritage and tradition, connecting individuals to their Scottish roots.

People with the name Fraser are often seen as independent, confident, and determined. They have a strong sense of self and are not easily swayed by others. Fraser's tend to be natural leaders who are capable of taking charge and making tough decisions. They are also known for their loyalty and devotion to their loved ones.

Overall, the name Fraser has a powerful and enduring quality, representing resilience, strength, and Scottish heritage.

Origin: English

French town.



Related names

Fraser , Fraze, Frazer , Frazier

Other boys names beginning with F


Overall UK ranking: 284 out of 4789

164 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (70)

Historical popularity of Fraser

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