Name FEN

Between 1922 and 2019 there were 75 births of Fen in the countries below, which represents an average of 1 birth of children bearing the first name Fen per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.

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En Français Prénom Fen   
In Italiano Nome Fen   

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Information about the first name Fen

The first name Fen is listed in our categories :The first name Fen has been assigned to:
46.67% to boys
53.33% to girls
The country where the first name Fen is the most common is:
AR Argentina
This first name is on trend: Both (Unisex)
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Fen

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Fen : Nef

Anacyclics of the first name Fen

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Origin and meaning of name Fen

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English fen, fenne, from Old English fenn (“fen; marsh; mud; dirt”), from Proto-Germanic *fanją (compare West Frisian fean, Dutch veen, German Fenn, Norwegian fen), from Proto-Indo-European *pen- (“bog, mire”). Compare Middle Irish en (“water”), enach (“swamp”), Old Prussian pannean (“peat-bog”), Sanskrit पङ्क (paṅka, “marsh, mud, mire, slough”).
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  • Compare fend.
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  • From Middle English *vene, Kentish variant of *fine, from Old English fyne (“moisture, mold, mildew”), from Proto-Germanic *funiz, *fun- (“moisture, mold”); compare vinew.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • fen (plural fens)
  • A type of wetland fed by ground water and runoff, containing peat below the waterline, characteristically alkaline.
  • 1807, William Wordsworth, "England, 1802," collected in Poems (1807):
  • Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour:
  • England hath need of thee: she is a fen
  • Of stagnant waters […]
  • 1842, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Slave in the Dismal Swamp, from Poems on Slavery:
  • In dark fens of the Dismal Swamp / The hunted Negro lay; [...]
Etymology (See also) src :
  • bog
  • everglade
  • marsh
  • swamp
  • wetland
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • fen (plural fens)
  • unit of currency in China, one-hundredth of a yuan
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Etymology (Noun) src :
  • fen pl (normally plural, singular fan)
  • (dated, fandom slang) fans; a plural form used by enthusiasts of science fiction, fantasy, and anime, partly from whimsy and partly to distinguish themselves from fans of sport, etc.
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  • fen (uncountable)
  • (obsolete) A kind of mildew that grows on hops.
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Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /fɛn/
  • Rhymes: -ɛn
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Middle English
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Noun src :
  • fen (plural fennes)
  • fen, bog, swamp
  • dirt, muddiness
  • dung, feces
  • (rare) rubbish, refuse
  • (rare) quagmire, lure
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /fɛn/
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HU Hungarian
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  • From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pänɜ (“grindstone; grind”).
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • fen
  • (transitive) to sharpen, to whet, to hone
  • Synonyms: köszörül, élesít, élez
  • (dialectal) to rub, to smear
  • Synonyms: ken, dörgöl
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • fen (plural fenek)
  • unit of currency in China, one-hundredth of a yuan
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ ˈfɛn]
  • Hyphenation: fen
  • Rhymes: -ɛn
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  • From Old Norse fen, from Proto-Germanic *fanją.
Noun src :
  • fen n (genitive singular fens, nominative plural fen)
  • fen, marsh, morass
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /fɛːn/
  • Rhymes: -ɛːn
SE Swedish
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  • fen
  • definite singular of fe
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  • Borrowed from Arabic فَنّ‎ (fann).
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CZ Czech
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • fen m
  • fen (unit of currency in China, one-hundredth of a yuan).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • fen
  • genitive plural of fena
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈfɛn]
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

Popularity of the name Fen

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Total births of Fen by country

Births with the first name Fen
1922 - 2015
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
1995 - 2019
1980 - 2019
1980 - 2019

Comments on the name Fen

Personalities with the first name Fen

There is 0 personality with the first name Fen

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Fen

There are 10 actors and actresses with the first name Fen
Fen Liu
Fen Wilson
Fen Wang
Fen Ikner
Fen Yang
Fen Yin
Fen Shi
Fen Auntie
Fen Fang
Fen Lu

Rankings of first name FEN by country

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