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What does Farlow mean?

Farlow Pronunciation of Farlow [far-low] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Farlow is "fern wood". Farlow is an alternate form of Farley (Old English): from fearn leah.

Associated with: old english, fern (tree).


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

Creative forms:
(male) Farli, Ferlow, ..

(female) Farla, Farli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farlow Beckett (F.B.), ..

How popular is Farlow?

Farlow is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#9249 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Farley is the only popular varying form of Farlow (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Farlow was common among parents during 1950-1959 (#1387). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arlow, Barlow, Barlowe, Barrlow (see Barlow), Bartow, Carlo, Carlos, Carlow, Carlowe (see Carlow), Darrow, Fallow, Fallows, Fargo, Faro, Faron, Farooq, Farrel, Farron, Harlo, Harloe, Harlow, Karlo, Karlos, Marloe, Marlon, Marlow, Marlowe and Yarrow. These names tend to be more frequently used than Farlow.

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