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What does Farnam mean?

Farnam Pronunciation of Farnam [far-nam] as a name for boys has its root in Old English, and the name Farnam means "meadow with ferns". Farnam is an alternate form of Farnham (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, meadow, ferns (tree).


Farnam has 2 variants: Farnum and Fernham.

Creative forms:
(male) Fanam, Farna, ..

(female) Farnan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farnam Zachery (F.Z.), ..

How popular is Farnam?

Farnam is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#25398 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Farnam has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farnam name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Farnam outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amram, Arram, Baram, Barna, Barnham (see Barnum), Barnum, Bartram, Bassam, Bram, Cram, Earlham, Fabyan, Fagan, Faheem, Fain, Faine, Fairfax, Fairlay, Faisal, Fajar, Fane, Faolan, Farag, Faraj, Faraji, Fargo, Farid, Farin, Faris, Farlay, Farlee, Farley, Farmer, Farnall (see Farnell), Farnell, Farnley, Farnly (see Farnley), Faro, Farold, Faron, Farooq, Farquar, Farran, Farrar, Farrel, Farrin, Farris, Faruq, Faunus, Favian, Faycal, Fernald, Fernan, Fernand, Ferran, Finan, Finna, Fionan, Flannan, Furman, Furnald, Garnar, Gautam, Gorham, Hallam, Hyram, Joram, Karam, Kram, Latham, Malcam, Nacham, Racham, Raham and Wadham. Like Farnam, these names are not frequently used.

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