What does Farnum mean?
Farnum [far-num] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of Farnum is "meadow with ferns". Farnum is an alternate form of Farnham (Old English): place name.
Farnum has 2 variants: Farnam and Fernham.Creative forms:
(male) Faxnum, ..
(female) Farna, Farnan, .. Middle name pairings:
Farnum Malachi (F.M.), ..
How popular is Farnum?
Farnum is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#13513 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Farnum has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Avrum, Barnum, Byrum, Callum▲, Calum, Fabius, Fafnir, Faheem, Fahim, Fain, Faine, Fane, Farag, Faraj, Faraji, Farand, Fareed, Fares, Fargo, Farid, Farin, Faris, Farlay, Farlee, Farley, Farlie, Farlow, Farly, Farmer, Farnall (see Farnell), Farnell, Farnlea (see Fernley), Farnlee (see Farnley), Farnley, Farnly (see Farnley), Faro, Farold, Faron, Farooq, Farouk, Farquar, Farr, Farran, Farrar, Farrel, Farren, Farrer, Farrin, Farris, Farron, Faruq, Faruqh, Faunus, Fawnus, Feargus, Fergus, Fernan, Firus, Hyrum, Nachum and Nahum. Like Farnum, these names are not frequently used.See names in meaning and etymology.