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What does Farlay mean?

Farlay Pronunciation of Farlay [far-lay] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Farlay means "fern wood". Farlay is an alternate form of Farley (Old English): from fearn leah.

Associated with: old english, fern (tree).


Farlay has 11 variants: Fairlay, Fairlee, Fairleigh, Fairlie, Farlee, Farleigh, Farlie, Farlow, Farly, Farrleigh and Farrley.

Creative forms:
(male) Falay, Ferlay, ..

(female) Farla, Farlas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farlay Zyon (F.Z.), ..

How popular is Farlay?

Farlay is a rare first name for men. Farlay is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Farlay (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Farley. This form of Farlay was at the apex of its popularity 65 years ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Farlay and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Barclay, Barklay (see Barclay), Carley, Carly, Earley, Early, Faelan, Faolan, Farag, Faraj, Farnam, Farnley, Farnly (see Farnley), Farran, Farrar, Farrel, Finlay, Garlan, Harlan, Harley, Harly, Jaray, Karlan, Laray, Marlan, Marley, Marly, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Farlay.

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