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What does Farnell mean?

Farnell Pronunciation of Farnell [far-nell] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Farnell is "the fern hill". Place name.

Associated with: old english, fern (tree), hill (mountain).


Farnell has 3 variants: Farnall, Fernald and Furnald.

Creative forms:
(male) Fanell, Furnell, ..

(female) Farbel, Farne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farnell Johnathon (F.J.), ..

How popular is Farnell?

Farnell is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#23617 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Farnell has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Arnell, Burnell, Cardell, Carnell, Carnelle, Carvell, Cornell, Danell, Darcell, Dariell, Darnall, Darneil, Darnel, Darnell, Darrell, Darvell, Farnlea (see Fernley), Farnlee (see Farnley), Farnley, Farnly (see Farnley), Farrel, Farrell, Farrill, Farryll, Ferrell, Gardell, Harrell, Harwell, Jarell, Jarrell, Jarvell, Kornell, Larell, Larnell, Lornell (see Lorne), Marcell, Markell, Martell, Marvell, Marzell, Parnel, Parnell, Parrnell, Pernell, Ranell, Raynell, Vernell and Wardell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Farnell.

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