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What does Farrar mean?

Farrar Pronunciation of Farrar [far-rar] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Farrar is "blacksmith". From the French term ferrier, for someone who works with iron, fer. Blacksmiths are sometimes called farriers.

Associated with: blacksmith.


Farrar has 6 variants: Farrer, Farrier, Ferrar, Ferrars, Ferrer and Ferrier.

Creative forms:
(male) Fairar, Faorar, ..

(female) Farpa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farrar Seth (F.S.), ..

How popular is Farrar?

Farrar is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2301 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Farrar has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Barbar, Barra, Barrak, Barrat, Darrah, Darral, Darran, Fajar, Farag, Faraj, Farlay, Farmer, Farnam, Farquar, Farr, Farran, Farrand, Farrant, Farrel, Farren, Farrin, Farris, Farron, Ferran, Fryer, Garnar, Garpar (see Gaspard), Garrad, Garran, Garrard, Garrat, Jarrad, Jarrah, Jarran, Jarrard, Larran and Tarran. Like Farrar, these names are not frequently used.

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